This Biology graduate program at McMaster University 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
- Plant Metabolism and Molecular Biology
- Molecular Evolution
- Molecular Biology of Cancer
- Medical Microbiology
- Environmental Physiology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesBiology Bioinformatics Genetics View 130 other Masters in Biology in Canada
- Honours Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
- B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program
- Each program may set additional/higher requirements. Please review the program website for details.
- Degrees and grades from foreign universities are evaluated for their equivalency to McMaster’s. Please contact the program for specific details.
- Departments or programs may establish additional requirements, such as scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
- Admission is competitive: meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission
- The admission decision is not subject to appeal
- Applicants who do not meet the above mentioned requirements, should consult the Graduate Calendar to determine the requirements for exceptional cases
International11396 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5698 CAD per semester during 24 months.
National4204 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2102 CAD per semester during 24 months.
Living costs for Hamilton
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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