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Biological Sciences

University of Alberta

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
10500 CAD/year
5575 CAD/year
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About

The program of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta is the largest and one of the most diverse on campus in terms of the research interests of its academic staff. 

Overview

This diversity has resulted in numerous collaborations among PIs as they discover common themes and approaches within their research programs. 

The program of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta currently has over 70 professors, 20 adjunct professors and 20 professors emeritus, along with a graduate student population of nearly 300 and 70 departmental support staff. Over 95% of the academic staff in the Department have NSERC or CIHR funding, with the average grant monies being in excess of $200,000 per investigator.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Entomology
  • Genomics
  • Immunology and Infection
  • Marine Biology
  • Microbiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to our department is recommended based on the availability of funding and our review of the complete application including the C.V. and letters of reference. Although an applicant may meet the minimum GPA requirement, admission is not guaranteed. A 4-year undergraduate degree, or its academic equivalent, from a recognized university.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5575 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5575 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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