Lakehead University - Thunder Bay

Applied Life Sciences

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Program Information

School:Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Faculty:Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Description:Our Applied Life Sciences program (previously Applied Biomolecular Science) focuses on the study of living organisms at the bio-molecular, or cellular, level. This interdisciplinary program blends theories and practices from Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry and Physics with hands-on learning through laboratory courses, research opportunities and internships.

You will explore diverse topics in order to understand the extent of biological diversity at the molecular level and develop critical thinking skills with respect to modern life science. These topics include:

- Cell Biology
- Genetics
- Microbiology
- Biochemistry
- Evolution
- Physiology
- Pharmacology
URL:Applied Life Sciences at Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,446

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
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 

Completion of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent. A minimum of 6 Grade 12 U or M courses, or equivalent, including program specific prerequisite courses with a minimum 70% overall average.1 credit each in Gr. 12 U English and Gr. 12 U Advanced Functions; 2 credits from: Gr. 12 U Chemistry, Gr. 12 U Biology, Gr. 12 U Physics, Gr. 12 U Earth & Space Science, Gr. 12 U Calculus & Vectors, Gr. 12 U Math of Data Management; 2 additional Gr. 12 U or M credits.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Applicants whose first language is not English will need to satisfy Lakehead University’s English language proficiency requirements. Applicants can complete one of the following recognized language tests with the required minimum scores: TOEFL PBT-550, CBT-213, or iBT-80; IELTS-6.5; MELAB-85; CAEL-60.

* 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 September 13, 2017

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