48 months
8784 CAD/year
8784 CAD/year
7501 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Studying a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Public Health) at Cape Breton University offers a unique opportunity to impact quality of life for everyone around you. 


With the knowledge and skills learned here, you gain the ability to make a difference in a real community using modern facilities, working alongside experienced faculty.

Specifically, the Public Health program at Cape Breton University focuses on environmental health. This segment of public health centres on keeping people healthy in the places they live, work and play. With an eclectic community coming from more than 40 countries collaborating and studying together in an island setting, health sciences in Cape Breton is a rich area for discovery.

What skills will I gain from this program?

  • Evaluate safety hazards and mitigate risks.
  • Sharpen interpersonal skills through presentations.
  • Interpret and apply government legislation.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Public Health Inspection
  • Food Hygiene
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Biocontaminants

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An overall average of 65% is required for all students applying to most CBU credit programs based on high school performance. Additional requirements may apply to specific programs.
  • If space permits, CBU will accept all candidates who can verify that they have met the minimum entry requirements established by CBU for the programs in which they wish to enroll.
  • Note: CBU does not guarantee that applications completed after August 1, will be processed for September registration.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8784 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8784 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    8784 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8784 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7501 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7501 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1080 - 1710 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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