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Health Information Science Co-op

Sumeet (health information science) worked for the BC Ministry of Health.

Sumeet (health information science) worked for the BC Ministry of Health.


Put your learning in motion.

HIS co-opAs a health information science student, you’ll bring your studies to life through co-op. Your program includes a mandatory co-op component that lets you alternate your academic terms with three co-op terms working for health care employers.

Through co-op, you'll gain relevant work experience, build competencies, earn some extra cash and have a better shot at landing your dream job after graduation. Want to know what it's like to be a co-op student? Check out our student stories!

Contact: 250-721-6458, hiscoop@uvic.ca
Office: Human and Social Development A202 (map)
Unit: School of Health Information Science


How to apply

How to join

Co-op is mandatory for all undergraduate students enrolled in the Health Information Science program. You don't have to apply to join—you’re automatically enrolled in co-op as part of your academic program.

Graduating with co-op designation

If you successfully complete the requirements of the co-op program, you'll earn a co-op distinction on your degree when you graduate. 

Undergraduate students must complete three four-month work terms to graduate with co-op designation. Graduate students must complete two to three work terms.

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