University of Toronto - St. George

Biochemistry

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Program Information

School:University of Toronto - St. George
Faculty:Arts and Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Biochemistry
Description:Biochemistry studies the chemistry of life, from microorganisms and Drosophila to humans. Biochemistry covers many different research areas: the three-dimensional structure of proteins, DNA and membranes, how enzymes function in metabolism, how the genetic code directs protein synthesis, how proteins are modified within cell compartments, how ions are transported across membranes, how hormones trigger cellular responses, how DNA mutations cause disease, how cells carry out phagocytosis or respond to infection and the design of programs that survey families of related proteins.
URL:Biochemistry at University of Toronto - St. George
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,590
International: $41,920
Scholarships:6
Careers:Nutritionists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 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 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 

Two additional Grade 12 U or M courses are required. Senior high school Physics is recommended for Biochemistry.

* 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 November 25, 2017