Biology, M.Sc. | Concordia University Montréal | Montréal, Canada
24 months
622 CAD/credit 13995 CAD/year
284 CAD/credit 6390 CAD/year
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The Master of Science program in Biology at Concordia University Montréal is research-intensive science program with a strong emphasis on innovative thinking.


Program Details

With this Biology degree at Concordia University Montréal you will gain an in-depth understanding of current scientific literature and the training, knowledge and techniques needed to become an effective and engaged scientist. Montreal's status as a major centre for applied research means you'll benefit from an academic ecosystem that includes four major universities and their research centres, federal and provincial agencies and a thriving private sector that frequently seeks partnerships with academic researchers.

Working closely with a faculty mentor, you will expand your knowledge of modern research methodologies while developing your disciplinary knowledge and analytical skills.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Readings in Ecology and Behaviour I
  • Readings in Cell and Molecular Biology I
  • Readings in Organismal Biology I
  • Readings in Ecology and Behaviour II
  • Readings in Cell and Molecular Biology II
  • Readings in Organismal Biology II
  • Advanced Topics in Evolution
  • Advanced Topics in Behavioural Ecology
  • Advanced Topics in Ecology
  • Advanced Topics in Animal Biology
  • Current Advances in Ecological Research
  • Advanced Techniques in Ecology
  • Advanced Applied Ecology and Conservation
  • Advances in Decomposer Communities and Nutrient Cycling
  • Advanced Topics in Bioinformatics
  • Advanced Topics in Biotechnology
  • Advanced Topics in Cell Biology
  • Advanced Immunology
  • Advanced Cell Biology
  • Advanced Topics in Molecular Genetics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

BSc degree or equivalent with specialization in biology with good standing (B average) from a recognized university. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13995 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 622 CAD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    6390 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 284 CAD per credit during 24 months.

Quebec residents: $90,84 per credit.

Living costs for Montréal

1074 - 1759 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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