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SchoolLakehead University - Thunder Bay
LocationThunder Bay, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 7,200
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*70% to 100%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
Prerequisites NotesCompletion of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent high school diploma; Gr. 12 U English and 5 additional Gr. 12 U or M credits (including prerequisite courses). A minimum 70% overall final average. Admission averages are calculated using the top 6 Grade 12 U or M courses.
Program Specific Prerequisites: English (ENG4U), Advanced Functions (MHF4U), 2 from: Biology (SBI4U), Calculus & Vectors (MCV4U), Chemistry (SCH4U), Data Management (MDM4U), Earth & Space Science (SES4U), or Physics (SPH4U), 2 additional grade 12 U/M credits.
For more information, please visit: lakeheadu.ca/admissions.

Cost
National: $5,985
International: $23,731

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
Scholarships15 scholarship(s)
DescriptionBiology is the study of plants, animals and the diversity of life in an evolutionary context. As a Biology student you will gain insight into how organisms interact, how genes are inherited, how creatures evolve and much more. Our programs are practical and hands-on with research and fieldwork opportunities in almost every course to enhance in-class learning. You have the freedom to study Biology in a way that suits your career aspirations. You may choose courses that will prepare you to become a professional biologist, or you can combine your biological studies with a major in Chemistry, Geography, Environmental Studies or Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism. Our program also offers 4 areas of concentration that will allow you to further study a particular area of interest including: Animal Sciences, Biodiversity & Conservation, Plant Sciences, and Neuroscience.

You will be exposed to the central aspects of Biology including:

  • Form and Function
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Evolution
  • Biodiversity
  • Systematics
  • Ecology and Environmental Biology
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