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Biodiversity, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #571 (QS) Guelph, Canada
The Biodiversity program of University of Guelph is helping students discover the exciting field of biodiversity science.
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The Biodiversity program of University of Guelph is leading global efforts to understand the unity and diversity of all life on Earth. Be a part of it. Explore natural selection, evolution, genetic variation, life cycles, ecosystem structure, population dynamics and more. Complete field experiences and consider an international exchange or internship to expand your understanding of biodiversity. 

Sample Careers

  • Museum curator/scientist/technician
  • Bio-prospector
  • Conservation Biologist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Discovering Biodiversity
  • Interpreting Biodiversity
  • Thesis in Integrative Biology
  • Introduction to Biology
  • Ecology
  • Evolution

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

General Requirements

  • The secondary school graduation certificate which would admit a student to an internationally recognized university in his or her home country is normally acceptable for admission to the University of Guelph. Please Note: possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24300 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24300 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6091 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6091 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • International: 24,300 - 33,551 CAD per year

Living costs for Guelph

  • 1157 - 1810 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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