M.Sc. On Campus

Bioscience, Technology and Public Policy

24 months
13999 CAD/year
6799 CAD/year
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This graduate program in Bioscience, Technology and Public Policy at the University of Winnipeg will give students advanced training in the Life Sciences in fields ranging from Genomics and Bioinformatics to Natural Resource Management. Students will receive hands-on training in their discipline providing with skills preparing them to work in both academia and industry. 


Bioscience, Technology and Public Policy program in Bioscience, Technology and Public Policy will take advantage of the new Science Complex that will provide University of Winnipeg students with access to innovative technology and laboratories. The program will develop communication skills to facilitate interaction with managers, policy-makers and the public, and students will place the results of their science in the broader context of society at large. 

This Bioscience, Technology and Public Policy program at University of Winnipeg meets growing local, national and international demands in both the health and environmental sciences. Winnipeg is the nexus for health sciences research with the development of BioMed City, growing research capacity in the biotechnology industry, and the presence of provincial and federal government health agencies. Interest in the environmental sciences is similarly growing rapidly, and our graduate program will coincide with launch of the Richardson College for the Environment at the University of Winnipeg.

Sample Careers

  • This graduate program is designed to provide an excellent basis for a Ph.D. in Biology and related fields. 
  • In addition, our graduates are well-qualified for employment in industry, the public-sector, and academia. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Directed Studies in Life Sciences
  • Molecular Biotechnology
  • Bioscience and Policy 
  • Critical Environmental Issues
  • Analysis of Biological Data

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3 (recommended)

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts are required from ALL recognized, post-secondary institutions attended, whether or not a degree has been awarded. 
  • Supply two letters of recommendation and reference forms from individuals familiar with your academic work.
  • Provide English language requirement (where applicable). 
  • Supply a description and justification of the proposed thesis research project (maximum 2 typed pages). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13999 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13999 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6799 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6799 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Winnipeg

1056 - 1650 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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