M.Sc. On Campus


St. Francis Xavier University (StFX)

24 months
5835 CAD/year
5835 CAD/year
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Biology from St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) introduces you to the science of living organisms and their interactions with the world around us.  Several biology courses also deal with the the influence that humans have on the global environment.  

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Biology from St. Francis Xavier University (StFX) offers courses that emphasize the structure and function of organisms, from molecules to ecosystems.  


Well-trained and educated biologists (or life scientists) are in demand all over the world. An undergraduate degree in Biology prepares students for careers in health sciences, education, graduate studies, aquatic biology, cell and molecular biology or ecology. Biology graduates pursue master’s and doctoral-level study in top medical, dental, veterinary and other schools around the world

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Biomechanics
  • Advanced Topics in Membrane Biology
  • Advanced Marine Ecology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Advanced Cell Biology
  • Advanced Topics in Biometrics
  • Topics in Microscopy
  • Topics in Phycology
  • Advanced Population Ecology
  • Advanced Topics in Ecology
  • Winter Ecology

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  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants to our M.Sc. program should have a B.Sc. degree with a grade point average of 70 % or better.

Tuition Fee

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    5835 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 5835 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5835 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5835 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Antigonish

1080 - 1710 CAD /month
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