Biological Sciences, M.Sc. | Brock University | St. Catharines, Canada
24 months
5450 USD/year
5450 USD/year
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The department at Brock University offers research-based graduate programs leading to MSc and PhD degrees in Biological Sciences in the following fields: Cell and Molecular Biology; Ecology and Evolution; Neurobiology and Physiology; Plant Sciences, Oenology and Viticulture.


Our purpose is the advancement of scientific knowledge through discovery and teaching. We strive to provide a student-oriented undergraduate and graduate education based on the principles of excellence, innovation, and accessibility and to conduct world-class fundamental and applied research. The Biological Sciences is offered by Brock University .

We promote interdisciplinary programs, collaboration among the faculty, and collegiality in the sharing of resources. We are dedicated to maintaining responsive links with the broader community and contributing to its development.

Career outcomes

  • PhD in biomedical fields
  • Technologists in biotech companies
  • Technicians in bio/medical research institutions
  • Professional programs in biomedical fields
  • High school teachers or college instructors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics in Photobiology
  • Evolutionary and Ecological Physiology
  • Advanced Topics in Bioinformatics
  • Mechanisms in Plant Biochemistry
  • Bioenergetics
  • Current Topics in Conservation Ecology and Biodiversity

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To be considered for admission to a Master’s program, a student will normally hold a four year degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited university with a minimum 75% (mid-B) average over the last two years of full-time undergraduate study.

You will need to submit your transcripts as well as the following program-specific materials:
  • Three references are required.
  • A Statement of Research Interest: No more than two pages in length, in which applicants indicate their career aspirations/plans, specific research interests, and experience relevant to their interests. A potential thesis supervisor must have been contacted and he/ she must be identified in the statement of intent.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2725 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    5450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2725 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for St. Catharines

1015 - 1615 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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