Non‑academic requirements

Supplementary information

Assessment of non-academic performance accounts for 20% of the applicant's overall total score.

Letter of intent

A letter of intent must be submitted with your supplementary application package. Your letter must address each of the following questions:

  • Why did you choose this professional discipline as your area of study?
  • What qualities, skills, and assets make you a good candidate for this profession?
  • What is your understanding of the duties and responsibilities of a person working in this profession?
  • How did you research this field before making your choice?

Please use the following instructions when drafting your letter:

  • Answer questions in paragraph form;
  • Organize your letter clearly and concisely, and demonstrate proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation;
  • Limit your answers to 250 words per question.

Applicants will be assessed on the following non-academic criteria:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the selected health profession
  • Leadership
  • Community involvement
  • Teamwork

If applying to more than one professional discipline within the Bachelor of Health Science program, write a separate letter for each discipline to which you are applying.


Please include a copy of your resume outlining your education, work, and volunteer experiences. Please include the names, addresses, and phone numbers of two references.

Requirements of the professions

The disciplines taught in the School of Health Sciences are intellectually, emotionally, and physically demanding. As a potential applicant, it is important that you familiarize yourself with the performance expectations and requirements to practice safely and competently before applying to the program, so you can assess your own ability to meet the career requirements.

Please review the following information and familiarize yourself with the requirements of each Health Sciences discipline:

All supplementary information should be sent to: