Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Biology (M.Sc.)

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Program Information

School:Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description:A program of graduate study leading to the M.Sc. degree is offered in the Department of Biology within the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies. The interests of the full-time faculty and adjunct staff members focus on Boreal, Terrestrial and Aquatic Biology. The Department can normally accommodate about 20 students. Facilities are available for field and/or laboratory research in the areas of basic and applied plant/animal ecology and physiology, as well as tree growth and genetics.

Some of the specific areas of research include plant ecology, vegetation studies with emphasis on regeneration strategies of plants, biodiversity and old growth forest dynamics, biology of populations, community, evolutionary, and conservation ecology, systematics, forest tree demography, feminist science and pedagogy, social ecology, food microbiology, environmental microbiology, microbial ecology, plant morphogenesis, plant molecular biology and physiology, avian behaviour, fish and wildlife parasitology, ichthyology, fisheries and wildlife biology, fish endocrinology and physiology, and the biology of water pollution.
URL:Biology (M.Sc.) at Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,016
Enrolment #:20
Careers:Biologists

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Graduate Record Examination or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

* 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 14, 2012