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Biology (MSc)

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Program Information

School:Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Faculty:Department of Biology
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description:Our MSc programs in biology are heavily weighted towards research as graduate students work closely with faculty supervisors to produce research that makes a difference in people’s lives. You can pursue an MSc in biology or also specialize in bioinformatics, chemical and environmental toxicology or data science. Faculty in the Department of Biology also have extensive experience and do cutting-edge research in the field of biochemistry.

Graduate students benefit from our membership in the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Biology (OCIB) which is joint research-intensive collaboration with the University of Ottawa. The Institute is one of the largest centres in Canada for graduate studies and research in the biological sciences. Learn more about Ottawa-Carleton Joint Institutes.
URL:Biology (MSc) at Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,497

Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Careers:Biologists

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
An Honours B.Sc. or equivalent degree at a standard acceptable to the two universities is required for admission to the M.Sc. program. Applicants with acceptable standing in a non-honours degree may be admitted to a qualifying-year program which will be determined in each case by the admissions committee. Applicants must also demonstrate a fluent knowledge of English (Carleton), or either English or French (Ottawa).
Cost Notes : Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.

* 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 24, 2019