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Biological Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #151 (ARWU) Calgary, Canada
From biomolecules to the biosphere, the biological sciences consider life in all forms. As the most broadly based biological sciences program, this BSc in Biological Sciences from University of Calgary, will provide you with a marketable set of transferrable skills upon graduation.
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Overview

 During the BSc in Biological Sciences degree from University of Calgary, much of our students' learning will occur while actively working on problems in class, during tutorials, and in the laboratory.

Career opportunities

Biologists have career opportunities in areas such as environmental management and conservation, scientific research, biotechnology, and more. A degree in biological science can also be used as a stepping-stone to another professional degree such as dentistry, medicine, veterinary medicine, or education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Chemistry (Structure and Bonding)
  • General Chemistry (Structure and Bonding)
  • Introductory Calculus
  • Linear Methods I
  • Energy Flow in Biological Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    86

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    560

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

If you are completing or have completed an International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma with at least three subjects at the Higher Level, and no grades below 3, you must present five required courses for your program. Admissions averages will be calculated using either the early or standard admission processes.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    611 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 611 CAD per module and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    539 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 539 CAD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Calgary

  • 1247 - 1960 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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