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

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

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 pursue higher education or careers in universities, research institutions and biotechnology industry in basic and applied research areas.

Areas of Research

  • Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics
  • Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Environmental Physiology
  • Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology and Plant Biology
  • Radiation Biology
Length:
2 years
Required Credential:
B.Sc. Honours
Program Type:
Thesis
Program Options:
Full-Time
Typical Entry:
September, January, May (International applicants are only considered for the September start term)
Typical Deadline:
September start term for domestic applicants - preferred admission consideration deadline: 3rd Friday in January
September start term for international applicants: January 31st
January start term: October 31st
May start term: January 31st

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