Integrative Biology, M.Sc. | University of Guelph | Guelph, Canada
24 months
15332 CAD/year
6412 CAD/year
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The Integrative Biology program of University of Guelph is comprised of faculty members in three overlapping fields of emphasis: Ecology, Evolutionary Biology and Comparative Physiology.


The Integrative Biology program of University of Guelph has a research department that is focused on a wide variety of organisms (from microbes to plants to animals) at multiple levels of organization (from molecules and cells through to entire ecosystems). Basic research is being used as a foundation to address some of the most important regional and global issues.

We offer a research-based Master’s and Doctoral program. Master’s students take 1.5 credits in course work, and prepare and defend a research-based thesis for their MSc (approximately six semesters). 

Research fields

  • Comparative Physiology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Ecology

Are you interested in:

  • Ecology
  • Evolution
  • Physiology
  • Conservation

Career opportunities

  • Environmental consultant
  • Scientist for federal and provincial agencies
  • Data scientist for pharmaceutical companies
  • Conservation officer for NGOs

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Special Topics in Ecology and Behaviour
  • Special Topics in Evolutionary Biology
  • Special Topics in Physiology
  • Advances in Integrative Biology
  • Scientific Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application deadline is ongoing.


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants require an Honours Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent (MSc) or a Master’s degree (PhD) in a wide range of areas, including: Integrative Biology, Wild Life Biology, Ecology, Evolution, Marine and Freshwater Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, and Molecular Biology & Genetics. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15332 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7666 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    6412 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3206 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Guelph

1157 - 1804 CAD /month
Living costs

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