(a) Transcript deadline: June 30
Summer Term (Spring/Summer Intersession) courses completed in the year of application will not be considered.
(b) Admission is competitive and seats are limited. Transfer students must have completed at least 24 units (4.0 full-course equivalents). Applicants must have taken a minimum four of the following courses corresponding to the major applied to.
Biomedical Sciences Major
Biology 241, 243, Chemistry 201, 203, Mathematics 249 (or 265), Physics 211 (or 221), 223
Biology 241, 243, Computer Science 231 (or 217), 233 (or 219), Mathematics 265 (249), 267, Chemistry 201, 203
Health and Society Major
Biology 241, 243, Health and Society 201, any 200-level half course English or Comparative Literature 203, and three of Psychology 200, 201, Sociology 201, Anthropology 203, Geography 205, 251, Economics 201*, 203*, any 200-level Political Science course, Community Rehabilitation 205, 207
*Students considering the Health Economics concentration in the BHSc Honours are required to complete both Economics 201 and 203, as they are prerequisites for most 300-level Economics courses.
(c) Subject to (b) above, a maximum of approximately 10 transfer students will be admitted into the second year of the program.
(d) Applications will only be accepted electronically. The supplementary application is to be submitted online. Applicants will be selected based on their academic qualifications and their supplementary application.
(e) An Admissions Committee will review applications and all applicants will be informed of their status through the applicant's Student Centre on their MyUofC.
(f) The O'Brien Centre for the BHSc will start processing applications for the upcoming year once a final and official post-secondary transcript, to include the most recent semester finished, is received. Incomplete files will not be reviewed. It is to the applicant's advantage to apply for admission and submit all necessary transcripts, including the supplementary information, as soon as possible.
(g) Transfer students who are admitted are required to take all Inquiry courses except for Medical Science 203 and Medical Science 205 – inquiry for first-year students. Medical Science 203 and 205 will be replaced with an open option.