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Public Health, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Sydney, Canada
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. 
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Overview

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.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

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

  • International

    8280 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8280 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8280 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8280 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6997 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6997 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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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.

Funding

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