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Health Sciences (BSc)


Health Sciences (BSc)

 waterloo

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Develop scientific investigative techniques to identify and address complex health challenges for the purpose of improving human health and well-being.

Our Health Sciences program will adequately prepare you for postgraduate opportunities in health-related fields, such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physiotherapy, public health and epidemiology.

 


Program Highlights

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  • Through a case-based learning approach in several senior courses, you’ll be introduced to the teaching methods used by many health-based professional programs, and learn to integrate knowledge from multiple interdisciplinary perspectives.
  • Senior students have research opportunities with Health Sciences faculty through directed studies and senior thesis courses.

Sample Courses

  • Advanced Nutrition
  • Canadian Health Care System
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Pathophysiology
  • Social Determinants of Health

Admission Requirements

We encourage applicants of all academic backgrounds to apply.

Ontario High School Curriculum

  • Minimum admission range of mid 80s.
  • Competitive admission range of low 90s.
  • English, Advanced Functions, Biology, and Chemistry at 60%.
  • All prerequisite courses calculated in admission average.

Other Curriculums

Visit our admission requirements section to find specific requirements for international curriculums, other Canadian curriculums, transfer students and more.

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Management Option
  • Biology Minor
  • Chemistry Minor
  • Psychology Minor

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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