Bachelor of Science in Public Health

Course Description

BSc. Public Health (Part Time) P/T—3 ½ years
BSc. Public Health (Full Time) F/T—3 years

This evidence-based curriculum is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to be able to monitor community health by identifying health needs, implementing policies that promote health, evaluating health services and eliminating health disparities.

Graduates will gain:

  • The ability to evaluate and analyse the current challenges confronting public health and the provision of health services.
  • The knowledge to engage in policy debates about global and international health, and respond to the challenge of the widening health disparities that exist within communities and between countries.
  • An understanding of the role public health practitioners play as advocates for change in public health and of the strengths and weaknesses of differing approaches to healthcare systems.
  • The ability to evaluate the quality and performance of healthcare systems and understand the various multi-agency approaches, along with their advantages and disadvantages.