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Bioinformatics (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Thunder Bay, Canada
Bioinformatics (Hons) from Lakehead University is the application of information technology to the field of molecular biology.  
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Overview

Bioinformatics (Hons) from Lakehead University is well-rounded and small in size allowing for one-on-one interaction with educators and many research opportunities. Additionally, we maintain close relationships with local knowledge-based businesses and organizations which contribute to unique course content and job opportunities post-graduation.

Careers

  • Medical Imager
  • Geneticist
  • Cellular Biologist
  • Microbiologist
  • Computer Scientist
  • Bioinformatician
  • Database Developer
  • Genome Analysis Technician
  • Computational Biologist
  • Biochemist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Fall admission:

    • January 15 (for Ontario High School Applicants) 
    • March 1 (for College Transfer Applicants) 
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

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

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    550

    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

  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average (Canadian)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25000 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5984 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5984 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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National tuition:

  • 2nd year - $5,955.86
  • 3rd year - $5,915.30
  • 4th year - $5,389.29

Living costs for Thunder Bay

  • 1149 - 1720 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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