University of Guelph - Office of Graduate Studies

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Animal Biosciences

University of Guelph - Office of Graduate Studies

Field of Study:Animal Sciences, General
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,331

Cost is per semester.


Animal Biosciences (ABSC) is a research oriented department with dynamic hands on educational programs for both undergraduates and graduate students. Research and teaching programs in ABSC revolve around the basic sciences relevant to animal development and wellbeing. Our department receives $6-7million in research funding each year, which is used in part to support approximately 130 graduate students at any one time enrolled in MSc and PhD programs. Our graduate student population represents over 20 different countries, which reflects our many international connections and collaborations.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  • A minimum 73% (“B”) average in a Master of Science program.
  • Eligible students may transfer directly from an MSc degree before the end of the fourth semester.
  • Direct admission to the PhD may be permitted for those with an honours bachelor’s degree in the sciences (or equivalent.)
  • * 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 11, 2022