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YORK UNIVERSITY - [YU], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1959Established Year
  52300Enrollment

Bachelor (Health Studies - Policy, Management, Informatics)

 4 years
 120 Credits
 full time
  English
 honours & on campus

Field of Study

$ 22,121 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Bachelor of Health Studies in Policy, Management, Informatics at York University is offered as a 4-year teaching program.
  • It is an on-campus, honours course offered on a full-time basis.
  • A Health Studies degree provides an excellent comprehensive education plus the prerequisite courses required for medical or other professional schools.
  • Students have to successfully complete the 120 credits.
  • The department offers three-degree options to the students :
    • Bachelor of Health Studies (BHS) Specialized Honours (Health Policy)
    • Bachelor of Health Studies (BHS) Specialized Honours (Health Management)
    • Bachelor of Health Studies (BHS) Specialized Honours (Health Informatics)
  • In this program, students explore health care decision-making and the role of both government and non-government organizations.
  • York’s Health Studies program emphasizes an approach to health that focuses on broader societal issues.
  • Important issues are covered, including the public/private mix in health care, integrated health systems, international health systems, the influence of stakeholder groups such as the pharmaceutical industry, and more.
  • Students can also complete the certificates in Health Informatics and Health Services Financial Management which provide students with the opportunity to acquire specialized knowledge and skills in these growing areas.
  • All students, whether in the Specialized Honours options (Management, Informatics or Policy) or the Honours Bachelor of Health Studies option, take the same core courses, including:

    • Foundations of Health Studies
    • Social Determinants of Health
    • Health Policy: Power and Politics
    • Health Care Ethics
    • Health Management I
    • Health Informatics I
    • Statistical Methods in Health Studies
    • Health Care Law
    • Applied Research Approaches in Health Studies
  • Students have an opportunity in 4th year to get hands-on experience through a field placement in a variety of health care settings in which students are mentored and supported by fieldwork-supervisors.
  • Students are encouraged to apply for awards, bursaries, scholarships, and prizes offered by York University. 
  • The average salary of the program goes up to 45,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Total Credits120
Fees$ 95,656 for 4 years or 120 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
Program Urlhttp://health.yorku.ca/future-health-studies-student/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  •  Students must complete an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) degree.
  •  Students must have to complete the following course such as:
    • English (ENG4U)
    • Five additional 4U or M courses
    • 4U math
  • To gain admission to this program, student’s academic average should be in the high 70s to mid-80s.

Indian Student Eligibility

Indian students are eligible to apply if they have any one of the following certificates:

  • All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSCE)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC)
  • Intermediate Examination Certificate
  • Pre-University Examination Certificate
  • Students also have to complete the Grade XII math course.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem…. Read More


Required Document List

Following Documents are required to attend this program:

  • Online application form: Students have to submit an online application form at the official website.
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
  • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
  • Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 01

Winter
Oct 15

Summer
Feb 15


Scores Required

83 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$22121$22121$22121$22121
Health insurance$668$668$668$668
Books fees$1125$1125$1125$1125
Total fees$23914$23914$23914$23914

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 4,441
Food$ 3,750

Ranking

Round University Ranking 2018

Ranked #230/ 500

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student VISA authorizes students to study in Canada legally.
  • International students will receive their Study Permits in the form of a paper document which will usually be attached to the passport at the Canadian port of entry.
  • Temporary Resident Visas (TRVs), commonly called Entry Visas, are to be obtained by foreign nationals who require visas to enter Canada, while Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) allows foreign nationals from visa-exempted countries to enter Canada without a visa.

Work Study

Eligibility:

  • The student must have a valid study permit for the period of employment.
  • He/She should meet the specific skills and experience requirements set by the sponsoring department.

Restrictions:

  • All students are permitted to accept one Work-Study position only per program period.
  • Non-degree students (i.e. visiting students, students on a LOP) are not eligible for Work-Study.
  • Students are not eligible to hold a work-study position in the same term in which they are holding an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (or equivalent).

Salary Rate:

  • Hourly rates vary with the nature of the job, the scope of responsibilities and work experience.
  • The salary range will be indicated on the job posting and/or students will be advised by the employer during the interview.
  • Work/study students are paid by their hiring department through York's payroll system.
  • Student Financial Services does not pay students and cannot make adjustments to pay.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Health Care Manager
  • Health Systems Planner
  • Quality Performance Manager
  • Information Coordinator
  • Project Manager
  • Health Policy Researcher
  • Data Analyst
  • Health Finance Manager
  • Health Information Specialist


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