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Biology

Acadia University

48 months
Duration
17884 CAD/year
8933 CAD/year
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About

Biology at Acadia University is the study of life, and this program offers students exciting opportunities to explore and enhance their understanding of the world in which we live.

Overview

By choosing to study Biology at Acadia University you will work closely with your professors to explore all facets of life – from molecules to ecosystems and from marine to arctic terrestrial systems.

A key component of many labs is the study of whole organisms. Acadia offers a balance of state-of-the art indoor and outdoor laboratory experiences, enhanced by the diversity of local habitats, as well as preserved specimens available from the E.C. Smith Herbarium and Acadia Wildlife Museum.

Learning outcomes

You will tackle current issues with hands-on learning that integrates theory, techniques, and practical approaches to biology. Our research programs immerse students in a diverse array of topics. Developing critical thinking skills and communicating science are key aspects in our teaching philosophy. Biology students graduate with a comprehensive understanding of whole-organism biology and competency in scientific methodology developed through a process of creativity, independence and ownership of the learning process.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organisms & their Environment
  • Fundamental Chemistry
  • English or another language
  • Introductory arts course
  • Introductory science course

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applications must be supported by official copies of all high school transcripts and other records of academic work.

  • Transcripts should be certified by the school and should either be sent to Acadia directly from the school or sealed in an envelope and given to the student to send. Certified transcripts acceptable to Acadia will be used as a basis of admission.

  • Admission requirements differ depending on the student's educational system. We review all applications from international students individually.

  • Applicants for admission from another university or college must have an official transcript sent directly from that institution for evaluation.

  • Transfer credits may be given for individual courses that are applicable to the intended undergraduate degree program of study. Course descriptions must be included with the transcripts.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17884 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17884 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    8933 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8933 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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