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 Biology (MSc)
SchoolConcordia University - School of Graduate Studies
LocationMontréal, QC, Canada
School TypeGraduate School
School SizeFull-time Graduate: 6,000
Length2 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*75%
Prerequisites NotesBachelor 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.
Provincial: $4,233
National: $9,994
International: $21,116
DescriptionThe 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.
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