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Health Sciences (BSc)


 waterloo

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

  • 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

Requirements

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

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 3.
  • HL or SL Mathematics at 3.
  • HL or SL Chemistry at 3.
  • HL or SL Biology at 3.
  • IB Minimum Score: 30.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits.

 

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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