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Biotechnology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Charlottetown, Canada
The Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology program combines practical and applied courses provided by the Bioscience Technology diploma program at Holland College with strong theoretical science courses at the University of Prince Edward Island.

About

The Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology program at the University of Prince Edward Island is designed for students interested in obtaining a rigorous and broad training in biotechnology, such as gaining experience in research, laboratory procedures and safety, scientific ethics, and regulatory affairs, while increasing access to post-graduate opportunities (e.g., Master’s degree programs).

Students benefit:

Students are provided with foundational science courses as well as senior specialized courses in the life sciences at the university level to complement the strong hands-on technical training acquired during the college diploma program. On-the-job training is provided for all students.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Cell Biology
  • Organic Chemistry for Life Sciences
  • Physics for the Life Sciences
  • Biochemistry

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Successful completion of Grade 12 examinations in a University Preparatory Program with an overall average of at least 70% (75% for Quebec Secondary V students) in the following subjects:

  • Grade 12 Academic English
  • Grade 12 Academic Mathematics
  • Two Grade 12 Academic Science subjects (acceptable subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Computer Science, Oceanography, Animal Science, Environmental Science)
  • One additional Grade 12 Academic course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13590 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13590 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6150 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6150 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Charlottetown

  • 1080 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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