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Bachelor of Health Sciences in Respiratory Therapy

University of New Brunswick - Saint John Campus University of New Brunswick - Saint John Campus, Canada

Intake Sep 2023, Jan 2024

Jan 2023, Sep 2022

work permit PG Work Permit

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CAD 18323

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 125

Application Fee

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60 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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85

TOEFL

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75%

Min GPA

Program Overview

From emergency care for premature babies with immature lungs, to ongoing treatment for people with chronic diseases such as cystic fibrosis, asthma and emphysema, respiratory therapists play an important role in lifelong health.

Respiratory therapists can be found throughout the health care system, such as:

  • Hospitals
  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Public health clinics
  • Home care services
  • Research labs within universities
  • Private sector corporations
  • Equipment and pharmaceutical sales
  • Air quality testing facilities

Open doors

  • A respiratory therapy degree can also open doors around the world. Health care providers in developing countries actively recruit Canadian graduates to help develop health care facilities and programs abroad.
  • Following completion of the BHS (Respiratory Therapy) students may pursue further training in the specialized treatment areas of perfusion technology, sleep medicine, neonatal or pediatric care and anaesthesia assistant.

Additional Information

Program Level Bachelor's Degree

Application Processing Days 30

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 85
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 59
  • DUOLINGO
    • Minimum Overall Score - 115.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Minimum admission average: 75% (The average marks in Pre-Calculus Math, Chemistry and the best other Science course must be at least 75%; Senior Physics is required)
    • Senior English Literature
    • Senior Math, including Pre-Calculus
    • Senior Chemistry
    • Grade 11 Physics
    • 1 elecive from group 1 or 2
    • Students must be accepted by a Canadian Medical Association (CMA) or Council on Accreditation for Respiratory Therapy Education (CoARTE) accredited program in Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, or Radiography — or have completed such an accredited program.
    • Students entering the university who have not yet been admitted into an accredited program should enroll in the Bachelor of Science (BSc) program.

6.5 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
85 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
115 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
75% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year

18323

Tuition Fee
(CAD)

CAD 125

Application Fee
(CAD)

10000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
(CAD)

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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Questions

Student Visa

When Should I Apply?

4 to 6 months

Bank Account?

No Need

Duration of visa

Course Duration + 3 Months

Time to Wait for Visa

35 Days

Appointment

Required

How can you apply

Cost and Expenses

Fee

Visa Fee

Minimum Funds

833 CAD, 917 CAD

Other Expenses

Medical Fee and more

Examination and Skills

Medical Examination

Required

Language Skills

Required

Work Permit

Students who wish to work in Canada require a work permit to do so. A student in Canada can work part-time during the course of his studies and full-time during holidays and semester breaks and post the completion of their course/program.

Work Permit

Till valid study visa

Working Hours

20 hours/week

Documents Required

Study Permit

Social Insurance Number

Study Permit

Post Graduate Work Permit

The Post- Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) allows you to work for three years in Canada if you have completed a two years degree or more.

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Application

Form or Online

Documents Required

List of Documents

When to Apply

First 3 months

How long does it take?

90 Days

Duration

3 Years

Fees

CAD 255

Scholarships

University of New Brunswick offers its students the chance claim a number of awards, scholarships and bursaries that not only help them with their finances during college but also gives the students credit for their outstanding academic performance.

  • UNB External Funding
    • New Brunswick Innovation Foundation 
    • New Brunswick Health Research Foundation
    • Trudeau Graduate Fellowships
    • Mackenzie King Graduate Scholarships
    • Mitacs Professional Development Program
    • Rhodes Scholarships for Canada
  • Travel Funding
    • Fredrik and Catherine Eaton Graduate Fellowship
    • School of Graduate Studies Travel Awards
    • Pam and John Little Overseas Scholarship
    • MITACS Globalink Research Award
    • NSERC/SSHRC/CIHR Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements

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