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Diploma in Health Studies University of Regina University of Regina, Canada

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CAD 20500

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*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 100

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24 months


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Program Overview

Our two-year Diploma in Health Studies program provides you with an overview of more areas of health studies. You can use your diploma to transition into the four-year bachelor’s degree program.

What Is Health Studies?
Health studies draws on both the social sciences and the natural sciences. It examines holistic well-being, which includes the mental, emotional, spiritual, physiological, and biological functioning of individuals, families, and communities. The U of R health studies programs also focus on the determinants of health and illness, and give you a broad understanding of health and the actions that benefit health. Our partnership with the First Nations University of Canada provides you the opportunity to learn more about Indigenous health and well-being.

Some unique courses in the University of Regina’s health studies bachelor’s degree program include:

  • Understanding Health and Illness examines the major theories and models of health and illness, including biomedical, health promotion, and population health.
  • Health in Canada explores the political, economic and social history of health and health care in Canada.
  • Health Issues is a broad examination of selected contemporary health issues.
  • Traditional Indigenous Health Concepts is typically taught by an Elder and provides you with many unique experiences, both on the land and in the classroom.

Your health studies courses will also include statistics and research methods, as well as courses focused on individual research. You will also learn to conduct Indigenous health research in respectful and culturally appropriate ways.

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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 56 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Jan 2025, Sep 2024


Jan 2024, May 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 83 - With no score less than - 20
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 59 - With no score less than - 59
    • Minimum Overall Score - 120.0  Minimum Literacy - 105.0  Minimum Comprehension - 105.0  Minimum Conversation - 105.0  Minimum Production - 90.0  

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):
    • One Language Arts course
    • Two Language, Math, Science, or Social Science courses
    • One additional course in an approved academic subject
  •  Note: courses listed above must be at the grade 12 level (or equivalent).

6.5 IELTS Score
83 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
120 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
70% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year


Tuition Fee

CAD 100

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11000 Per year

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  • All international students applying to an undergraduate degree program will be automatically considered for this award.
  • Students must have an admission average of at least 85%.
  • Students receive their choice of either $3,000 in tuition or housing credit.


  • 50 international students with the highest high school averages each term will be awarded free on-campus housing and a meal plan. This award is valued at $80,000 for 4 years; 4.5 years for engineering students.
  • All international students applying to an undergraduate degree program directly from high school will be automatically considered for this award.
  • This award is renewable each year as long as students continue to complete 30 credit hours per calendar year and maintain a minimum UGPA of 80%.

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