Carleton University

Bioinformatics

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Program Information

School:Carleton University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Bioinformatics
Description:Modern biology in the postgenomic age is being greatly enriched by the infusion of ideas from computer science, information science, mathematics, systems research and statistics. Bioinformatics taps into the vast datasets accumulating in the life sciences, combining techniques from informatics and computer science to solve biological problems such as gene identification, drug interactions and protein structure. At Carleton, you will take courses in several areas including bioinformatics, biology, biochemistry and computer science.

Bioinformatics is offered as an Honours program. A co-op option is also available.
URL:Bioinformatics at Carleton University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,634
International: $25,740

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*78 to 82
Prerequisites:*

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

  • 2 of  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 

Calculus and Vectors is strongly recommended.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

* 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 July 15, 2017

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