Mount Allison University

18 months
3340 CAD/year
3340 CAD/year
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The M.S. in Biochemistry at Mount Allison University offers the opportunity to pursue the degree in a small, intimate environment.


The Biochemistry program offered by Mount Allison University is focused on laboratory and field experience, which provides graduate students with an abundance of hands-on opportunities.


Graduate students are highly sought after by employers as well as doctoral programs because of the high level research and training they accomplish during their studies. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introductory Biochemistry
  • Enzymology and Metabolism
  • Experiential Biochemistry
  • Nucleic Acids: Structures, Mechanisms And Regulations
  • Molecular Analyses
  • Protein Biochemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a completed graduate studies application form
  • a completed checklist for graduate studies application form
  • A four-year Bachelor of Science degree with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 (on 4.3) or the equivalent with research experience in the intended field of study or its equivalent from a University of recognized standing (students with relevant professional experience and international students from institutions with different academic norms will be considered on a case by case basis); and
  • As English is the primary language of instruction at Mount Allison University, students must possess a mastery of English as outlined in section 3.7 of the Calendar. 
  • Two letters of reference.
  • A letter of support from the proposed Mount Allison supervisor including the duration, amount, and source of financial support offered to the student

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3340 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1670 CAD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    3340 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1670 CAD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • First six terms - $1,670 per term
  • Remainder terms - $670 per term


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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