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Biology - Chemical and Environmental Toxicology

University of Ottawa

24 months
16980 CAD/year
4912 CAD/year
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Biology - Chemical and Environmental Toxicology from University of Ottawa combines the research strengths of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University. 

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At Biology - Chemical and Environmental Toxicology from University of Ottawa research facilities are shared between the two campuses. Students have access to the professors, courses and facilities at both universities.

Students at Biology - Chemical and Environmental Toxicology from University of Ottawa will gain knowledge in:

  • Cell and molecular biology
    • Ecology, behaviour and systematics
    • Physiology and biochemistry

    Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Biotechnology 
    • Ecology 
    • Biochemistry 
    • Applied Biochemistry
    • Neuroethology
    • Bioinformatics
    • Biophysical Techniques
    • Advances in Protein Engineering
    • Molecular Methods 
    • Ethnobotany and Ethnopharmacology 

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    60 alternative credits


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Have a bachelor’s degree in with a specialization, or a major in Biology (or equivalent) with a minimum average of 70% (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
    • Letter of intent outlining your career goals and proposed research area.
    • We recommend that you contact potential thesis supervisors early. To register, you need to be accepted by a thesis supervisor.
    • International students must show proof of funding in the form of a supervisor stipend and a combination of scholarships and/or in-trust accounts.
    • A good knowledge of either English or French and good ability to write in English is required.

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      16980 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 8490 CAD per semester during 24 months.
    • National

      4912 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 2456 CAD per semester during 24 months.

    Living costs for Ottawa

    1168 - 1925 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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