Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Biotechnology (Ph.D.)

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Program Information

School:Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Biotechnology
Description:Biotechnology is a field of study that uses living organisms or cellular and bio-molecular processes to make new products, solve problems, or provide new methods of production. Scientific and technological advances have transformed biotechnology techniques, which have opened the door to a variety of applications in areas such as health care, the environment, forestry, and industrial processes. Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. The Ph.D. in Biotechnology at Lakehead is a research-based, interdisciplinary graduate program focused on the professional development of scientists in two areas of specialization: Medical biotechnology and Environmental biotechnology with a focus on toxicology, waste, and emissions.

Graduates of the Ph.D. in Biotechnology will have career opportunities at universities, research institutes, and the biotechnology industry in Canada and abroad.
URL:Biotechnology (Ph.D.) at Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,016

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • 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] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

* 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