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The Founding College of the University of Toronto
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Health Studies

Explore How Health Is Shaped

Build the skills you need to help solve health challenges – both locally and globally. Our students examine how understandings of health are shaped by culture, bringing together insights from the humanities, sciences and social sciences. In a stimulating yet academically rigorous environment, you will investigate competing claims about health and disease, engaging with systems put in place to deal with illness.

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Tailored Streams of Study

You can choose from two programs of study – Specialist in Health Studies or Major in Health Studies. We tailor each stream within the program to accommodate your interests, while maintaining a rigorous academic core curriculum.

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Core Courses

The core courses provide an interdisciplinary approach to contemporary Health Studies. You can build on these courses to design a program that reflects your interests.

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Health Studies Perspectives on COVID-19

Many UC faculty and students are responding to the ongoing public health crisis. See what they have been saying.

Upcoming Events

Aug 12
Looking for a space to meet students, unwind and talk?  Join us in the Community Circle, where we will run check-ins and chat about topics related to navigating life as a student.  This Wednesday from 10-11am, we will be chatting about ways to make friends and connect with students virtually.  Find
Aug 14
Virtual Activity
Register Today!
Join our virtual study hub to this Friday with Make Fridays Matter (The Online Study Hub).