Programs:

Biology

Faculty of Science, Department of Biology

Biology is one of the most significant and exciting fields of science in the world today. Biologists study a broad range of topics in living systems that are highly relevant to our communities. Biology graduates pursue rewarding careers in research, health care, environment, education, and industry.

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Degree Details

Doctorate (Ph.D.)

This graduate program teaches the research and communication skills and provides technical and theoretical foundations required to succeed in science-related streams. Graduates go on to careers in universities, research institutions, government agencies, and the biotechnology industry. Graduates choose areas such as basic and applied research, marketing, consulting, science-writing, technology transfer, and patent law.

Areas of Research

  • Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics
  • Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Environmental Physiology
  • Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology and Plant Biology
Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
M.Sc.
Program Options:
Full-Time
Typical Entry:
September, January, May
Typical Deadline:
February 15th (for May and September entry) and last Monday in September for upcoming January

Degree Options

Master of Science (M.Sc.)Degree Details

Length:
2 years
Required Credential:
B.Sc. Honours
Program Type:
Thesis
Program Options:
Full-Time

Doctorate (Ph.D.)Degree Details

Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
M.Sc.
Program Options:
Full-Time