McGill University

Life Sciences: Microbiology and Molecular Biotechnology

Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Field of Study:Biotechnology
Microbiology, General
Description:Students following this specialization receive education and training in fundamental principles and applied aspects of microbiology. Complementary courses allow students to focus on basic microbial sciences or applied areas such as biotechnology. Successful graduates may work in university, government and industrial research laboratories, in the pharmaceutical, fermentation and food industries, and with an appropriate CGPA proceed to post-graduate studies or professional biomedical schools.
URL:Life Sciences: Microbiology and Molecular Biotechnology at McGill University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $3,744
National: $8,481

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 Biology 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Chemistry 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Mathematics 
  • 3 of  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants must have completed Biology - NYA (OOUK), Chemistry - NYA, NYB (OOUL, OOUM), Mathematics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUN, OOUP, OOUQ), and Physics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUR, OOUS, OOUT). General Biology II (OOXU) and Organic Chemistry I (OOXV) are recommended for applicants to biological and pre-medical science programs.

* 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 June 29, 2015