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Welcome to Biomedical Sciences

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The Biomedical Sciences plan at the University of Waterloo is designed to provide a strong background for students interested in pursuing a wide variety of careers in the health care field including Medicine, Optometry, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Forensics, Radiotherapy, Nursing, Dentistry and Veterinary Science. It is also an excellent preparation for those students wishing to go on to graduate studies in the health disciplines. These web pages provide information relating to the plan, as well as links to a number of health professional schools.

Planning your degree

No matter what stage of your degree you are in now, it doesn’t hurt to plan ahead. Below you can find a number of options and available links to help you guide your degree to attain all the right skills for your goals, and to explore the area of biology that interests you. For more information visit the planning a degree page. 

Important information for future students

  • Apply via Life Sciences on the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC). 
  • Visit Waterloo’s main future student website for details on admissions, financing, housing, and more.