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Computer Science and Health Information Science

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Interested in the technical aspects of our health care systems? Health information science bridges the worlds of health care, management and technology. Develop and manage the latest health information technologies. Learn how to build healthcare systems that are usable, secure and efficient.

Quick facts

Program options:
Bachelor degree
Study options:
Full-time study
Program delivery:
On-campus
Dynamic learning:
Co-op required

Careers

  • Application analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Chief information officer
  • Clinical informatics analyst
  • Health records analyst
  • Health system planner
  • Project manager
  • System designer
  • Technical application lead

Sample courses

  • Fundamentals of Programming I - CSC 110
  • Introduction to Health Information Technology - HINF 130
  • Principles of Health Database Design -– HINF 200

Admission

Apply to the Faculty of Human and Social Development as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

This is a direct-entry program. Select it as your major when you submit your application to UVic.

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English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

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We'll walk you through all of the steps in the process, from submitting your online application to accepting your offer of admission.

Program planning

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