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Natural Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Thunder Bay, Canada
Natural Science from Lakehead University emphasizes field biology, and integrates many experiential learning opportunities including lab work and research internships. 
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Overview

At Natural Science from Lakehead University each year you will have the flexibility to choose electives from other Faculties to supplement your Biology education, and gain a well-rounded and multidisciplinary understanding of living organisms and the environment.

Careers

  • Microbiologist
  • Medical Geneticist
  • Forensic Laboratory Analyst
  • Conservation Biologist
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Botanist
  • Zoologist
  • Marine Biologist
  • Biochemist
  • Bioinformatics Specialist/Programmer
  • Operations Research Analyst

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 36 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Animal Biology
  • Biology
  • Plant Biology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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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 36 months.
  • National

    5984 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5984 CAD per year and a duration of 36 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

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Funding

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