B.Sc. On Campus


University of Waterloo

36 months
42700 CAD/year
7700 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Explore all aspects of life and living creatures – from cells and genes to species and diversity. We offer a bachelor degree in Biology at University of Waterloo. 


Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have occurred within the field of biology, including the mapping of the human genome, identifying the structure of DNA, and how photosynthesis works. All of these revelations happened because dedicated scientists looked at the world a little differently.

Key Features 

  • At University of Waterloo, you’ll dive into your Biology major right from day one. And with more than 80 biology courses available, you’ve got plenty of options. 
  • From microbes and genes to plants and zoology, we've got something for anyone who's passionate about living systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Plants and Civilization
  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • Microbial Ecology and Diversity
  • Cell Biology of Human Disease
  • Communication in the Sciences
  • Genetics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts – current school - Upload using QUEST
  • Transcripts – previous school(s) - Upload using QUEST
  • English language test results (if applicable) - To be sent directly from testing centre
  • Admission Information Form - Complete and submit using QUEST

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42700 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42700 CAD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    7700 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 CAD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Waterloo

810 - 1447 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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