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School:Western University
Faculty:Faculty of Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description:How does a four-letter DNA code become a living being? Why do animals and humans behave the way they do? How many species are yet to be discovered?

When you study Biology at Western, you'll learn to view the natural world at the cellular level using the latest in analytical instrumentation. You’ll experience our flora and fauna as interconnected global ecosystems through sophisticated experimental design and data analysis. And you'll also have the opportunity to get your hands dirty with a field research project in a biodiverse location like the Adirondacks, Costa Rica, or Ecuador.

You can complete this program as part of a Bachelor or Honours Bachelor degree. Registration in the honours degree usually begins in the second year, but admission may be gained in the third or fourth year if you meet requirements.
URL:Biology at Western University
Cost per year:*
National: $6,050
International: $36,208
Scholarships:12
Careers:Biologists

Admission Requirements

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 Calculus and Vectors 

Two of: Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Math of Data Management (MDM4U), Physics (SPH4U), Earth and Space Sciences (SES4U), Computer and Information Science (ICS4U). You'll need Biology SBI4U and Chemistry SCH4U for first-year Biology and Chemistry courses. First-year Biology and Chemistry courses are required for all modules offered by the Department of Biology and for some modules offered by the Department of Chemistry and other Science departments. All course prerequisites are for an Ontario curriculum. For curricula in other parts of Canada or international countries, head to our Admissions Requirements website.

Application Notes : English Language Proficiency Requirements, if English isn't your first language.

* 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 November 03, 2021

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