24 months
9022 CAD/year
3982 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Biological Sciences MSc program from University of Lethbridge offers students the opportunity to receive focused, advanced training in a wide range of biology disciplines. This is a research-oriented program that culminates in students earning their master’s degree by completing a minimum of two courses and writing a thesis.


Study Biological Sciences at University of Lethbridge

One of the courses is the Graduate Seminar Series, which focuses on recent developments in the biology literature, as well as on building professional skills related to the practice and communication of modern Biological Sciences. The precise number and details of the other courses are determined within the first semester of the student's program at University of Lethbridge.

Areas in which students can conduct research include cell and molecular biology, microbiology, ecology and evolution, organismal biology, genetics and epigenetics, environmental science, toxicology, physiology, development, and various aspects of applied biology (e.g., agriculture and conservation).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Contemporary Chemistry
  • Organismal Biology
  • Current Topics in Biological Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants normally must meet the following requirements:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree in a related discipline
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.00 
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency (ELP) for graduate student
  • Secure a potential supervisor (except for Economics major)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9022 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4511 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    3982 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1991 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Fourth term:

  • Domestic: $597/semester
  • International: $1353/semester

Living costs for Lethbridge

1200 - 1800 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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