Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies

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School:Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description:With a wide range of options, you can direct your ideal career path and choose to study any living thing, from humans to viruses.

Biology studies the science of life. This includes all organisms from the microscopic to whole communities of plants and animals.

URL:Biology (M.Sc.) at Laurentian University/Université Laurentienne - School of Graduate Studies
Areas of Research:Aquatic and terrestrial ecology; botany; plant and animal physiology; microbiology; neuroscience; zoology.
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,027

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Careers:Biologists

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 Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

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.

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
According to their area of interest, students are encouraged to find a potential supervisor, and arrange with this individual to apply to the M.Sc. Program. Students entering the Biology M.Sc. Program normally have a 4-year degree or equivalent in Biology; however, in special circumstances, students from chemistry, biochemistry, earth sciences, neuroscience, and psychology have been accepted, provided that their thesis topic fits their past academic experience.
Cost Notes : Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year.

* 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 December 30, 2017