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Bachelor of Public Health - Gerontology University of Waterloo University of Waterloo, Canada

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CAD 48000

Annual Tuition Fee

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*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 251

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48 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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90

TOEFL

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80%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Doctors might help a dozen or so patients a day. Public health professionals help thousands.

Explore how social, cultural, political, and geographical conditions play a pivotal role in health — and how understanding these factors can help us tackle smoking, food insecurity, infectious diseases, and other modern-day health challenges.

By drawing on skills from different disciplines, you’ll learn how to develop health policies that work and health messages that hit home. In your final year, you’ll complete a thesis, an independent study, or a community engagement placement.

A Bachelor of Public Health degree will equip you to make important contributions to society, whether it’s researching ways to control infectious diseases such as COVID-19, developing healthy eating campaigns for teenagers, or improving social services for seniors in your community.

Program highlights

  •     Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. This rigorous external review of program quality and graduate career outcomes proves we're committed to ensuring the concepts you learn in class are relevant and up to date.
  •     Social science focus. With lots of electives, you can easily include minors and specializations such as health informatics, health research, and aging studies as part of your degree.
  •     Get hands-on experience in class. You'll complete a thesis, independent study, or a community placement – plus some upper year courses include field learning.

You can also add additional areas of interest and expertise by including one or more of the areas of focus within the program.

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Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 56 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

Closed

Sep 2024

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5  Minimum Listening - 6.0  Minimum Reading - 6.0  Minimum Writing - 6.5  Minimum Speaking - 6.5  
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 90.0  Minimum Listening - 20.0  Minimum Reading - 20.0  Minimum Writing - 25.0  Minimum Speaking - 25.0  
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 63.0  Minimum Writing - 65.0  Minimum Speaking - 65.0  
  • DUOLINGO
    • Minimum Overall Score - 120.0  Minimum Literacy - 110.0  Minimum Production - 110.0  

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):
    • Std XII English, min 75%. Std XII Mathematics, min 70%. Overall 80% Std XII.

6.5 IELTS Score
90 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
63 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
120 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
80% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Average Tuition Fee Per Year

48000

Tuition Fee
(CAD)

CAD 251

Application Fee
(CAD)

12000 Per year

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Scholarships

Undergraduate Programs


Scholarships for international students

 

Waterloo offers more than 170 scholarships for international students, ranging from $1,000 to $40,000.

We'll automatically consider you for most of our scholarships, including our Merit and President’s scholarships which range from $1,000 to $5,000. However, there are some scholarships which require an application, including some of the ones listed below.

Scholarship Programs or eligibility Value Application required?
International Student Entrance Scholarship All programs 20 scholarships valued at $10,000 each No
Faculty of Engineering International Student Entrance Scholarships All Engineering program except Architecture Up to 20 valued at $10,000 each No
Faculty of Mathematics Global Scholarships Most programs in the Faculty of Mathematics Up to 10 valued at $12,000 to $40,000 Yes
Faculty of Mathematics International Awards: India Most programs in the Faculty of Mathematics Up to 15 valued at $20,000 to $40,000 Yes
Faculty of Science International Student scholarships Most programs in the Faculty of Science 55 scholarships of $15,000 to $40,000 Yes
Scholarships for Black students For students of African, African American, Afro-Latine, Black Canadian, Caribbean, or other African descent. The application form normally opens in January. $1,200 to $40,000 Yes

 



University of Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship

Award type: Entrance scholarships
Value: $10,000
Program: Open to any program
Citizenship: International student
Application required?: No

 

Twenty scholarships, valued at $10,000 each, are awarded annually to outstanding international students admitted to Year One of an undergraduate degree program. International students admitted with an admission average of 90% or above will be considered. Selection will be based on academic achievement combined with any other Faculty-specific entrance scholarship criteria. An application is not required.


Eligibility & selection criteria: 

  • academic performance
  • Admission Information Form (AIF) may be also be considered
  • Euclid Math Contest results (Mathematics students only)

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