University of Calgary

Bioinformatics

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Program Information

School:University of Calgary
Faculty:Medicine
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Bioinformatics
Description:Bioinformatics, broadly defined, comprises mathematical, statistical and computational methods that (1) aim to solve biological problems using DNA and protein sequences and related information, as well as gene expression patterns and information about protein modification and (2) improve communication, understanding and management of biomedical information.

The U of C has created a one-of-a-kind undergraduate bioinformatics program that includes a complement of high caliber academic resources and facilities, like the O’Brien Centre for the Bachelor of Health Sciences, the Faculty of Medicine’s Sun Center of Excellence for Visual Genomics, and the Information and Communications Technology facilities in the Department of Computer Science. The Bioinformatics major has been designed to provide students with comprehensive training in computer science, mathematics, chemistry, physics, and biology.
URL:Bioinformatics at University of Calgary
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,610
International: $7,337
Scholarships:2

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*84
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

* 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 15, 2017