Health Sciences

Key information

  • Pathways are available to progress to the second year of SFU’s Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Programs in the Health Sciences combine scientific inquiry with social and behavioural research to examine the underlying causes of health and disease and the factors that influence population health.
  • The Faculty of Health Sciences stresses experiential learning over a range of experiences, including field courses, immersive Co-op education opportunities, laboratory courses (benchside and computational), and team-based project learning that addresses real community health needs.
  • Your instructors during the pathway are highly qualified and certified to ensure students have the very best preparation for the demands of higher education in Canada. Each program area offers small class sizes, diverse courses, and volunteering opportunities. All of which combined, maximize the learning opportunities, growth of creativity, and the student’s passion.
  • Vancouver has something for everyone. This is why it is consistently ranked as one of the world’s best cities. Whether it’s a cosmopolitan nightlife, rich cultural attractions or unparalleled access to nature, elevate your life in the 3rd most livable city in the world.
  • A dedicated Student Success Team will ensure you're supported as you transition to life in Canada from Japan, both inside and outside the classroom.

English language entry requirements

IELTS: 5.5; 4.5 RWLS

Academic requirements

GPA: 3.0; Y3: 4 Subjects, 3.0 Mathematics, 1 Science




January, May, September

BA Health Sciences

BSc Health Sciences