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Program Information

School:University of Guelph
Faculty:Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Biochemistry
Description:A B.Sc. in Biochemistry offers a multidisciplinary curriculum that gives students broad exposure to the life sciences with specific attention paid to the physical and chemical nature of biomolecular systems. The lab-intensive experience in this program prepares students to pursue post-graduate research opportunities in many different life science related fields. Graduates are also positioned to be successful in obtaining entrance to a number of professional programs, as well as employment in industry and government.
URL:Biochemistry at University of Guelph
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,937
International: $28,296
Scholarships:5
Careers:Nutritionists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 83
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), with ENG4U, Advanced Functions, 2 courses from: biology, chemistry, physics, and 2 additional courses. Two of three 4U high school science courses (i.e. Biology, Chemistry and Physics) are required for admission; completion of all three is highly recommended. Applicants who lack the third science course will take a replacement course in their first semester.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 89] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

To view all accepted English language proficiency standardized tests, please visit: https://admission.uoguelph.ca/englprof

Additional Admission Requirements:
    High school students must have a minimum average of 80% to apply to the co-op program. To be eligible to continue in the Co-op program, students must meet a minimum 70% cumulative average requirement after second semester, as well as meet all work term requirements. Please refer to the Co-operative Education program policy with respect to work term performance grading, work term report grading and program completion requirements.

    * 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 December 22, 2020

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