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Health Sciences (Science)

Langara College
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
Vancouver
September 2022

Vancouver
January 2023

Vancouver
May 2023

Vancouver
September 2023

About this program

Health Sciences (Science)

The four Langara College programs in Health Sciences offer an interdisciplinary approach to the study of health, illness, and disease in human communities. Health is one of the largest employment sectors in the country, and is anticipated to grow at a faster than average rate. Employment options are diverse, and extend far beyond serving as doctors or nurses. Upon successful completion, students of Health Sciences programs will have gained a strong basic background in this rapidly changing field.

Admission requirements

Domestic Applicants: BC Grade 12 Graduation (or equivalent) or 19 years of age or older

International Applicants: BC Grade 12 Graduation (or equivalent)

English Language Requirement

  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Level IV(a,b): EAP Level IV (LEAP 8)
  • Language Proficiency Index (LPI): 24
  • IELTS Academic(a,b,c,d): 6.5

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the college website.


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Program content

  • Foundations of Health Science
  • Biomedical Ethics

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the college website for more information.

Tuition

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Qualification

Credential: Diploma

Career paths

Health Sciences blends a variety of disciplines to provide students with the skills to tackle issues which impact people at the local, national and global level.

Upon completion of the program at Langara College, students are prepared for entry to third year to the Faculty of Health Sciences at SFU.

Students completing Health Sciences programs at Langara College will be in a position to continue their studies towards either a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science at Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Health Sciences.

Upon graduation from SFU, students can find careers in both the public and private sector. For those following the Arts stream, potential employment may be in health ethics, health policy or global health. For those following the Sciences stream, employment in environmental health, biostatistics or randomized control trials for pharmaceutical companies are possibilitites.

Health Sciences is a discipline which offers many careers possibilities to suit a wide range of interests and skills.

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Langara College

Located in beautiful Vancouver, B.C., Canada, snəw̓eyəɬ leləm̓ Langara College provides University, Career, and Continuing Studies education to more than 23,000 students annually. With more than 1,700 courses and 130 programs, Langara’s expansive academic breadth and depth allows students of...


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Langara College

100 West 49th Avenue
V5Y 2Z6 Vancouver British Columbia
Canada

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langara.ca

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