Program Information

School: Western University
Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Gerontology
Description: Canada is currently experiencing a shift in demographics. For the first time in our nation’s history, seniors now outnumber children. This shift significantly affects the healthcare system, and means that there is tremendous career potential for those who wish to working with aging adults. The Honors Specialization in Health and Aging provides students with the knowledge they need to understand the health issues of older adults, as well as the effects on health care services. Students who graduate from this module will be well-equipped to work in programs and services geared toward older adults, and also to address systemic challenges.

URL: Health and Aging at Western University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $30,956

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 83 to 89

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

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Mathematics of Data Management  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550]