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Biology

Carleton University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
15058 CAD/year
6590 CAD/year
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About

Our MSc programs in Biology from Carleton University are heavily weighted towards research as graduate students work closely with faculty supervisors to produce research that makes a difference in people’s lives. 

Overview

You can pursue an MSc in Biology from Carleton University or also specialize in bioinformatics, chemical and environmental toxicology or data science. Faculty in the Department of Biology also have extensive experience and do cutting-edge research in the field of biochemistry.

Graduate students benefit from our membership in the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Biology (OCIB) which is joint research-intensive collaboration with the University of Ottawa. The Institute is one of the largest centres in Canada for graduate studies and research in the biological sciences. Learn more about Ottawa-Carleton Joint Institutes.

Career options

Our alumni are pursuing rewarding careers all over the world as, for example, biologists, government and industrial scientists, lab managers and research technicians, business development officers and analysts, scientific planners and analysts, bioinformatics programmers, health professionals, school teachers and university professors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics in Biotechnology
  • Seminar in Biochemistry
  • Advanced Biochemistry
  • Advances in Applied Biochemistry
  • Methods in Molecular Genetics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
B+

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.
86
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).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours Bachelor of Science degree with a GPA of at least a B+ (overall GPA or GPA of biology courses in the last two years). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15058 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15058 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6590 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6590 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National: $6,590 – $8,388
  • International: $15,058 – $21,448

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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