Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies

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Program Information

School:Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Molecular Biology
Description:Start your career where biology and chemistry meet to create innovative and creative solutions to today’s biggest issues. Help create a better world for everyone, by improving health care, agriculture, energy consumption, and the environment.
URL:Biomolecular Sciences at Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies
Areas of Research:Cell regulation; structure and function of biomolecules
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,582

Cost per year is for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 570] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 230] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Application Notes : For admission to a degree program, a student must meet one of the language requirements listed below in addition to the academic requirements: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (minimum score: 230 computer-based, 570 paper-based, 88 Internet-based); International English Language Testing System (IELTS - Academic)(minimum score: 6.5); Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) (minimum score: 80); Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Assessment Test (minimum score: 70, with 60 in writing proficiency); Cambridge English Proficiency (minimum result: C); Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE) (minimum score: 60); Three years of full time senior-level studies in an English-language secondary school or post-secondary institution (official documents required) (evaluated on an individual basis; at the Admissions Committee's discretion); or Laurentian EAP Level 3 exam with a score of 70% or higher.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Entry into Ph.D. studies within the Program can be granted after completion of an M.Sc. in a related discipline (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Medical Sciences, etc) or by “transfer” from the existing M.Sc. programs at the end of the first year of study, upon completion of the M.Sc. course work and recommendation of the Supervisory committee. All applications are reviewed and evaluated by the Biomolecular Sciences Admissions Committee. Approval of the Office of Graduate Studies, the Director of the Program in Biomolecular Sciences, and the prospective supervisor are also required for entry into Ph.D. studies within the program.

* 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 15, 2022