Bachelor On Campus

Disability and Chronic Illness

Carleton University

48 months
28182 CAD/year
7261 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Disability and Chronic Illness BHSc program at Carleton University is a unique interdisciplinary program designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to succeed at professional schools and in the rapidly changing worlds of healthcare and health research.


All concentrations provide an interactive hands-on approach that includes laboratories, workshops and seminars, beginning in first year. The fourth year capstone projects and placements provide unique opportunities to advance your personal and professional goals. Students can also take advantage of unique summer research internships, the co-curricular volunteer program, and international alternative break opportunities.

The Disability and Chronic Illness BHSc program at Carleton University:

  • Provides a biomedical and psychosocial understanding of disability and chronic illness and explores strategies to enable productive and healthy lives
  • Contextualizes interventions and treatments for these conditions within the broader multi-disciplinary, multi-sector and multi-cultural perspectives

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Health
  • Principles of Health
  • Health Science Communication
  • Health Research Methods and Skills
  • Molecular and Cellular Pathology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You will need a secondary school or high school graduation certificate. Education should normally consist of a minimum of 12 years of study. 
  • You will need to present transcripts from your senior high school along with your graduation diploma or certificate, and any graduation exam results.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28182 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28182 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7261 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7261 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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