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Biological Sciences Technology Laboratory Research and Biotechnology

24 months
Duration
511 CAD/credit 15330 CAD/year
143 CAD/credit 4290 CAD/year
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About

At Biological Sciences Technology Laboratory Research and Biotechnology from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology you will study biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, immunology, cell culture, animal physiology and animal-handling techniques. You’ll also gain a firm understanding of the principles of quality assurance/quality control that are imperative in a lab.

Overview

At Biological Sciences Technology Laboratory Research and Biotechnology from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology you’ll be familiar with how to use and apply current technologies and research methods in animal physiology, molecular biology, cell culture, immunology, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, and microbiology. You’ll be shown the importance of effective communication and lab competency, and learn to work safely and efficiently in a team environment.

Careers

  • The biotechnology industry
  • Medical research (e.g. cancer, diabetes, cardiac or colitis research)
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • The agriculture and food industry
  • Microbiology and virology
  • Analytical chemistry labs
  • Waste water treatment
  • Post-secondary institutions
  • Forensics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Laboratory Techniques and Calculations
  • Biological Diversity
  • Inorganic and Organic Chemistry in Biology
  • Communications in the Biological Sciences
  • Microbiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Laboratory Safety and Advanced Techniques
  • Molecular Biology
  • Biostatistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted any time, but we recommend submitting your application at least 90 days before the application deadline.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • English 30-1 or English 30-2
  • Math 30-1 or Math 30-2 or Applied Math 30 or Physics 30
  • Biology 30
  • Chemistry 30
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Or Successful completion of minimum 24 post-secondary credits or 8 post-secondary courses within an accredited or recognized degree or diploma in a related field (natural resources or environmental sciences) with an Admission GPA of 2.0 based on the most recently completed post-secondary credits.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15330 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 511 CAD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    4290 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 143 CAD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Edmonton

1201 - 1992 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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Biological Sciences Technology Laboratory Research and Biotechnology
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Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

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