Program Information

School: Carleton University
Faculty: Department of Health Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Description: This concentration is unique to Carleton. It introduces you to the biomedical, social and psychological basis of chronic illnesses and explores treatment strategies to enable productive and healthy lives. Chronic illnesses and disabilities affect the quality of life of a large number of people and include heart disease, cancer, chronic pain conditions, mental health problems and physical disabilities. You will learn about biomedical, cognitive and technological advances, as well as the ethical dilemmas affecting intervention and treatment.
URL: Disability and Chronic Illness at Carleton University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $25,740

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 85 to 88

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade12 Advanced Functions
  • 2 of Grade12 Biology or Grade12 Chemistry or Grade12 Earth and Space Science or Grade12 Physics

English and Calculus and Vectors are strongly recommended.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]