Undergraduate Admission, Queen's University, Canada

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Health Sciences

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Health Sciences

Health Sciences

Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc, Honours)
OUAC codes:
QH (Kingston Campus)
QIH (Bader International Study Centre [BISC], UK Campus)
QHO (Online)

Take specific health sciences courses right out of high school, where you’ll experience hands-on learning in facilities like our state-of-the-art anatomy lab

You can select optional courses from one or more of our six learning tracks to allow you to focus on the topics that interest you the most

Combine innovative in-class and online studies for a truly unique educational experience that gives context to course material with real-world learnin

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Focus your Degree

Students can focus their degree by taking one or more learning tracks:

  • Global and Population Health
  • Infection, Immunity, and Inflammation
  • Anatomical and Physiological Basis of Health and Disease
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutics
  • Molecular Basis of Biology
  • Applied Research Methods in Health Sciences

Why Study Health Sciences at Queen’s?

Available both on-campus and online, this program is for students who are interested in a health-related career or are hoping to pursue future studies in the health professions – medicine, rehabilitation therapy, or other related graduate programs

Careers

  • Animal research
  • Audiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Dentistry
  • Drug development
  • Education
  • Environmental management
  • Epidemiology
  • Ergonomics
  • Ethics
  • Forensics
  • Genetics
  • Graduate studies
  • Health administration and public health
  • Law
  • Medical and clinical research
  • Medical illustration
  • Medicine
  • Microbiology
  • Occupational therapy
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical therapy
  • Public and private research laboratories
  • Public health
  • Teaching
  • Toxicology
  • Veterinary medicine

Learn by Doing

Queen’s BHScH program is built upon a competency framework. Students in the program will not only learn the course content, but will also learn how to apply and extend their knowledge by becoming effective advocates, collaborators, communicators, leaders, scholars, and professionals. Our program is distinctive in that it aligns closely with the competencies of the health professions.

Queen’s University Accelerated Route to Medical School (QuARMS)

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The Queen’s University Accelerated Route to Medical School (QuARMS) is a unique opportunity for high school students to apply for entry to medical school after only two years of undergraduate study in the Arts, Science, Computing Science, Life Sciences or Health Science in the Faculty of Arts and Science. To learn more about QuARMS and the requirements, please visit: meds.queensu.ca/academics/quarms