Holland College

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Bioscience Technology

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Program Information

School:Holland College
Faculty:Applied Sciences
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Description:This program is the only one of its kind in the region. As a student, you will develop and hone your laboratory and scientific research skills. Throughout the program, you will learn skills and techniques in natural product extraction, fermentation, bacterial and animal cell culture. You will take part in a six-week on the job training experience where you will apply your skills in a real work environment. You’ll also focus on project-based learning and will complete an independent research project on a topic of your choice.
URL:Bioscience Technology at Holland College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,845

Total tuition and other fees for Year 1.

Careers:Biological Technologists and Technicians

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

Applicants are required to have Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level, Grade 12 academic English, minimum of 70%, Grade 12 academic biology, minimum of 70%, Grade 12 academic chemistry, minimum of 70%, and Grade 11 or 12 academic math, minimum of 70%.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Work Experience
Applicants are also asked to submit a Current Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS) certificate, and a résumé including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program.

* 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 July 25, 2018