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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
Students holding a B.Sc. Honours (4 year program) with a minimum B+ average in Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology or related fields are welcome to apply for graduate studies in Biology.
Your on-line application will be automatically submitted to the Academic Program Assistant (Graduate). In the event of “acceptance”, original transcripts must be submitted directly to Barb Reuter, Academic Program Assistant (Graduate) in the Department of Biology at the following address:
The majority of Master’s students in research degree programs receive substantial funding packages.
Note: If your status as a student changes (i.e. graduate, leave of absence, withdrawn), your eligibility for bursaries, academic grants, travel awards, and scholarships may be affected.