M.Sc. On Campus


Laurentian University

12 months
21540 CAD/year
13068 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


With a wide range of options, you can direct your ideal career path and choose to study any living thing, from humans to viruses, all in this Biology program at Laurentian University.


Biology studies the science of life. This includes all organisms from the microscopic to whole communities of plants and animals. Available to both full-time and part-time students, the Biology program at Laurentian University is a combination of thesis and course work.

Work to solve important issues in your area of interest, such as disease management and research, natural resource management and conservation, public health, animal care, impacts of pollution on the environment and organisms.

Career opportunities

Environmental consulting companies, federal and provincial ministries, graduate studies, mining companies, nongovernmental conservation agencies, biomedical field, chiropractic, dentistry, physiotherapy, human and veterinary medicine, naturopathy, teaching, wildlife, fish, habitat, park management, conservation.

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Biology Seminars
  • Selected Topics in Soil Biology and Soil-Plant Relationships
  • Ecology of Ecosystems Disturbed by Humans
  • Advanced Entomology
  • Topics in Behavioural Ecology
  • Graduate Limnology
  • Topics in Animal Physiology
  • Advanced Environmental Physiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students entering the Biology M.Sc. program normally have a 4-year degree or equivalent in Biology; however, in special circumstances, students from chemistry, biochemistry, earth sciences, neuroscience, and psychology have been accepted provided that their thesis topic fits their past academic experience.
  • A minimum cumulative average of 70% in their undergraduate degree is required for admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21540 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21540 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    13068 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13068 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National: $4356 per trimester
  • International: $7180 per trimester

Living costs for Greater Sudbury

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.


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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