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 focuses on health and illness—including research methods, health systems and the social determinants of health—through the stages of human life. There are few health sciences programs in Canada that include lifespan studies. Carleton’s program is unique in requiring courses that ensure the entire lifespan is covered, from neonatal to old age.

URL: Health Throughout the Lifespan 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 Earth and Space Science or Grade12 Chemistry 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]