Saskatchewan Polytechnic

BioScience Technology

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Program Information

School:Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Faculty:School of Natural Resources and Built Environment: Saskatoon campus
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Biotechnology
Description:Bioscience technologists use applied science to research problems and develop solutions to some of life's many important questions, ranging from food safety to new medicines.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic's BioScience Technology program (formerly Biotechnology) is a two-year diploma program that emphasizes a hands-on style of learning. Your classroom time includes theory, practical exercises and labs. A four-week practicum gives you on-the-ground experience working in a laboratory, so at the end of your program you're ready for the workplace.

URL:BioScience Technology at Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,600

Cost shown is for Year 1 of the program.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  • 2 of  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus 

Applicants are required to have: Grade 12 with a minimum of 65% in each of the following subjects: Chemistry 30, Biology 30 and Pre-Calculus 30, and a combined average of 65% is required in English Language Arts A30 and English Language Arts B30. A minimum of 65% in Math B30 is also accepted.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 81]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applications are ranked in the order of highest averages.

    * 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 April 09, 2019