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Biology (MSc)

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School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description:The Master of Science program in biology is research-intensive with an emphasis on creativity and innovation. Guided by a research supervisor and committee members, students develop expertise and master modern research methodology while expanding their knowledge and analytical and critical thinking skills. Students also develop an in-depth understanding of current scientific literature and enhance communication skills. This degree gives students the training, knowledge, and techniques to become effective scientists. The main fields of research include cell biology, biochemistry, conservation biology, ecology, animal behaviour, evolutionary biology, genomics, microbiology, molecular biology, plant biology and population genetics.
URL:Biology (MSc) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,233
National: $9,994
International: $21,116
Careers:Biologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

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

    Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent with specialization in biology with good standing (B average) from a recognized university. Applicants not meeting the minimum GPA requirement may be admitted on the basis of outstanding academic letters of reference, good performance and high standing in advanced courses or exceptional research experience.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Applications must include transcripts, reference letters, statement of purpose and research area. The statement of purpose should clearly articulate your interests in graduate studies and why you feel those interests will be best pursued in the Biology Department.

    * 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 24, 2018

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