12 months
1528 CAD/credit 45840 CAD/year
336 CAD/credit 10080 CAD/year
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We offer both Master's and Doctoral degrees in the areas of ecology and evolution, cell and molecular biology, as well as organismal physiology and biochemistry. The Biology programme is offered at University of Regina.


Why to study

Graduate programs are thesis-based and include both coursework and research, with an emphasis on the research.  The programs provide students with the necessary theoretical and applied foundations in their respective subdisciplines.

The Department of Biology at the University of Regina houses advanced research facilities and instrumentation including the Environmental Quality Analysis Laboratory (EQAL), an advanced modern microscopy laboratory, a Herbarium, a modern aquatics facility, and a field station in Cypress Hills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Animal Physiology
  • Animal Behaviour
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Ecology
  • Population Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Plant Morphology
  • Plant Physiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year bachelor’s degree for entrance to a master’s program
  • International applicants should consult the website regarding acceptable standards for admission, and are encouraged to submit the results of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), especially the score for the subject test in the discipline being sought. English Proficiency Tests
  • A completed on-line Application Form
  • Transcripts
  • Reference Forms
  • A Resume and Personal Statement of Interest outlining one’s purpose in applying to graduate studies.
  • Fee: A non-refundable fee of $100 (Cdn funds) for ALL domestic and international applicants (subject to change) is to be paid on-line with the on-line application.
  • Test Scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    45840 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1528 CAD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    10080 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 336 CAD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Regina

1270 - 1840 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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