University of Waterloo

Biology

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description:Be part of one of the most rapidly developing areas of science. Biologists study the workings of living organisms, where they come from, how they evolve and function, providing insight into our understandings of life.

By choosing an area of specialization, such as animal biology, environmental biology, microbiology, biotechnology, plant biology, or molecular genetics, you can focus your studies and prepare for exciting career opportunities in these areas. As a biologist, you'll be well-prepared for careers in laboratory and field research, environmental assessment, education, the health professions, and industry.
URL:Biology at University of Waterloo
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,759
International: $7,759
Scholarships:4
Careers:Biologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science  or  Grade12 Mathematics of Data Management 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Physics 

6 Grade 12 U and/or M courses including: - English (minimum final grade of 70%) - Advanced Functions (minimum final grade of 70% is required) - Calculus and Vectors (minimum final grade of 70% is required) - Two of: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Mathematics of Data Management, Physics - The following courses are recommended: Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 75]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 03, 2017

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