Biochemistry - Bioinformatics, M.Sc. | University of Ottawa | Ottawa, Canada
M.Sc. On Campus

Biochemistry - Bioinformatics

24 months
4914 CAD/year
4914 CAD/year
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The Biochemistry - Bioinformatics program at University of Ottawa prepare candidates for a variety of careers in teaching and research both within and outside of academia.


Biochemistry - Bioinformatics from University of Ottawa is an emerging and increasingly important scientific discipline dedicated to the pursuit of fundamental questions about the structure, function and evolution of biological entities through the design and application of computational approaches. 

Students at Biochemistry - Bioinformatics from University of Ottawa will:

  • be able to appreciate significant research in other fields
  • have an understanding of the basic principles of other disciplines.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General biochemistry
  • Molecular biology
  • Nutrition and metabolism
  • Analysis of -Omics Data
  • Gene Expression and Protein Synthesis 
  • Cell Regulation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree with a specialization or a major (or equivalent) in science with a minimum average of 75% (B+).
  • An MD (Doctor of Medicine) degree with a minimum average of 75% (B+).
  • A DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) degree with a minimum average of 75% (B+).
  • Demonstrate a good academic performance in previous studies as shown by official transcripts, research reports, abstracts or any other documents demonstrating research skills.
  • 2 Recommendation letters
  • Transcripts
  • Resume
  • A letter of intent (max. 3 pages)
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4914 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2457 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4914 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2457 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

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