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School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description:At Waterloo, you’ll dive into your Biology major right from day one. And with more than 80 biology courses available, you’ve got plenty of options. Keep your Biology degree broad, or go deeper with one of six possible specializations.

You’ll graduate ready for a career in laboratory or field research, environmental assessment, education, the health professions, or industry. If you enrol in co-op, you'll also have up to two years of paid work experience to add to your resume.
URL:Biology at University of Waterloo
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,700
International: $42,700
Scholarships:20
Careers:Biologists

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 (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science  or  Grade12 Physics 

Ontario students: six Grade 12 U and/or M courses including:

- English (ENG4U) (minimum final grade of 70% is required)

- Advanced Functions (minimum final grade of 70% is required)

- Calculus and Vectors (minimum final grade of 70% is required)

- Two of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Mathematics of Data Management, Physics (Biology, Chemistry, and/or Physics are recommended)

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

* 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 September 02, 2020

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