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School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Accounting
Biotechnology
Description:In the world of biotech, specialists who can understand both spreadsheets and gene sequencing are a hot commodity. Enroll in the only accountancy program in Canada that combines biotechnology and accounting, plus paid co-op work terms. You'll learn about biology, biochemistry, and biotechnology in the Faculty of Science. At the same time, you'll take accounting, auditing, financial management, and taxation courses in Waterloo's top-ranked School of Accounting and Finance.

Through Waterloo's co-op program, you'll earn money, have access to North America's largest selection of co-op jobs, and graduate with up to 2 years of valuable work experience.
URL:Biotechnology/Chartered Professional Accountancy at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,000
International: $45,000
Scholarships:130
Careers:AccountantsBookkeepersPayroll and Benefits Administrators

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*87 to 89
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science  or  Grade12 Mathematics of Data Management  or  Grade12 Physics 

  • A minimum final grade of 70% is required in the English and math classes.
  • Ontario students need six Grade 12 U and/or M courses.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Not an Ontario high school student?

    We'll accept equivalent courses from other provinces and systems of study. Visit Waterloo's website to view the specific requirements for your province or country.

    If your first language is not English, please refer to our English language requirements and eligible tests.

    * 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 08, 2021

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