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Biochemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1093 (BCR) St. Catharines, Canada
The Biochemistry program is offered by Brock University, our teaching and research labs are combined. This means you’ll apply current techniques and technology to biochemical problems using the same state-of-the-art equipment that our professors use for their research.
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Overview

The Biochemistry program at Brock University begins with a set of core chemistry, cell biology and molecular biology courses. In Years 3 and 4, you may emphasize either biology or chemistry, choosing from courses in metabolism and energy flow, protein and enzyme action, macromolecular structures, information flow and molecular genetics, and bio-organic and biophysical chemistry.

If you plan to pursue a career in a health-related field, you may wish to pair this degree with our Med Plus co-curricular program.

Career outcomes

  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmaceutical research and marketing
  • Research scientist
  • Education

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Metabolic Biochemistry
  • Introduction to Molecular Biology
  • Mechanics and Introduction to Relativity
  • Principles of Inorganic Chemistry
  • Introduction to Analytical Chemistry
  • Genetics: Transmission, Development, Population
  • Plant Physiology: Metabolic and Biophysical Processes

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    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.

General Requirements

  • Senior Secondary school credential appropriate for entry to university in your home country
  • Academically rigorous grade 12 year
  • Minimum B- average (higher for some programs)
  • English Language proficiency requirements must be satisfied

Tuition Fee

  • International

    53114 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26557 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12178 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6089 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for St. Catharines

  • 1015 - 1620 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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