B.Sc. On Campus

Health Science

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

48 months
20136 CAD/year
4426 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The B.Sc. in Health Science program from Kwantlen Polytechnic University is designed to prepare students for public and private sector careers in health research, health practice, health product production and distribution, and health management. It also prepares students for entry into schools of health or graduate studies.


The B.Sc. in Health Science program from Kwantlen Polytechnic University is designed around a core of required basic science and health science courses, complemented by health science and open electives that provide graduates with a solid science foundation but also with critical health research, communication, and management skills for future success.

Key facts:

The objectives of the degree are as follows:

  • To provide students with a strong foundation in the basic sciences together with writing and critical thinking skills.
  • To provide students with a broad knowledge of the various health professions involved in the Canadian health system.
  • To equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary for employment in health service delivery, health research, production and distribution of health products, and other health-related fields.
  • To provide students with the educational prerequisites necessary for entry into a) post graduate degrees in the sciences, and b) qualified health professional programs (e.g. medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, medical technical programs, pharmacy).
  • To provide students with the opportunity to integrate an understanding of complementary medicine (e.g., naturopathy, traditional Asian medicine) with the basic sciences.
  • Programme Structure

    Courses included:
    • Biology 
    • The Structure ot Matter 
    • Chemical Energetics and Dynamics 
    • University Writing 
    • Health Science 
    • Calculus for Life Sciences

    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

    • The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.
    • All applicants to undergraduate studies must satisfy KPU's Undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement through an acceptable High school course, undergraduate course, KPU course, or testing option.

    Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      20136 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 10068 CAD per semester during 48 months.
    • National

      4426 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 2213 CAD per semester during 48 months.

    Living costs for Surrey

    1156 - 1898 CAD /month
    Living costs

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


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