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Biochemistry of Infection and Immunity

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Program Information

School:Western University
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Biochemistry
Description:• First year Biology and Chemistry courses require Biology SBI4U and ChemistrySCH4U, respectively.

• 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.

URL:Biochemistry of Infection and Immunity at Western University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,050
International: $36,208

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*83 to 86
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Admission to this Honours Specialization module occurs in Year 3 and requires admission to Year 3 of the Bachelor of Medical Sciences (BMSc) Program. Students will usually complete MEDICAL SCIENCES FIRST ENTRY (Medical Sciences 1 and 2) prior to admission to the Honours Specialization module. Enrolment in this Honours Specialization module is limited and meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

    The 1000-level half courses listed below must each be completed with a mark of at least 60%:

    1.0 course: Biology 1001A* and Biology 1002B*.
    1.0 course: Chemistry 1301A/B and Chemistry 1302A/B.
    0.5 course from: Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B.
    0.5 course from: Applied Mathematics 1201A/B, Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Mathematics 1600A/B.
    0.5 course from: Physics 1201A/B, Physics 1501A/B, the former Physics 1028A/B, the former Physics 1301A/B.
    0.5 course from: Physics 1202A/B, Physics 1502A/B, the former Physics 1029A/B, the former Physics 1302A/B.
    * Biology 1201A with a mark of at least 70% may be used in place of Biology 1001A, and Biology 1202B with a mark of at least 70% may be used in place of Biology 1002B.
    The 2000-level courses listed below must be completed with a minimum mark of 60% in each (unless otherwise indicated) prior to admission to the Honours Specialization module in Year 3. These 2000-level courses will also be used towards the Module requirements. See ADMISSION TO THE BACHELOR OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (BMSc) PROGRAM for additional average, course load requirements, etc. and MODULES OFFERED IN THE BMSc PROGRAM for specific information about Honours Specialization modules, including the Weighted Average Chart.
    0.5 course: Biochemistry 2280A with a mark of at least 65%.
    0.5 course from: Chemistry 2213A/B or Chemistry 2273A.
    0.5 course from: Chemistry 2223B or Chemistry 2283G.
    1.5 courses: Biology 2290F/G, Biology 2382A/B, Biology 2581A/B.
    0.5 course from: Biology 2244A/B or Statistical Sciences 2244A/B.
    0.5 course: Microbiology and Immunology 2500A/B with a mark of at least 70%.

    * 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 August 22, 2021

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