During the Biotechnology program of University of Guelph students gain advanced scientific and technical expertise combined with business training in the commercialization of biotechnology innovations. Plus, you’ll grow academically and personally by interacting with other graduate students, faculty, the wider research community and private sector companies.
The program deepens your scientific training and gives you business skills, preparing you for a fulfilling career in Canada or internationally. First semester includes courses in molecular approaches to biotechnology as well as commercializing innovations, pairing you with a faculty supervisor. In second semester you’ll write and present your research proposal, and in third semester you’ll work on your research project. You may choose to extend your project to a fourth semester, supported by a stipend.
Are you interested in:
- Agribusiness and food industries
- Plant biotechnology
- Health management
- Environmental management and research
- Life science industry
- Non-profit/industry organizations or the public sector
- Continuing studies at the PhD level
- Starting your own company
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Molecular Biotechnology
- Innovation Management
- Communication in Science and Business
- Biodiversity and Biotechnology
- Cases in Biotechnology Management
- Research Project in Biotechnology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesBiology Biotechnology View 122 other Masters in Biology in Canada
- Honours Bachelor’s degree
- Strong science background
- Minimum “B+” average for the last four semesters (completed prior to entry into the graduate program)
International13674 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6837 CAD per semester during 24 months.
National4754 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2377 CAD per semester during 24 months.
Living costs for Guelph
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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