• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

Lead the pack to a great job studying, researching and following life in the outdoors.

The Zoology program offered by the Laurentian University provides courses that are designed to give students a rigorous background in the fundamentals of animal biology.

The specialisation provides an emphasis on whole organisms and their development, genetics, evolution, physiology, behaviour, and interaction with the environment. The specialization provides enough flexibility to allow students to pursue specific areas of interests such as mammals, reptiles, and frogs, fisheries biology, evolution, wildlife management, etc.

Careers

Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation.

Graduates of Zoology will be qualified for employment in a variety of fields including:

  • Provincial and federal wildlife agencies
  • Science education
  • Animal research

Graduates can also consider admission into various programs of specialization including Wildlife rehabilitation, science communication, and Veterinary medicine.

Many careers can be found in the public and private sector.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biology 
  • General Chemistry 
  • Calculus 
  • Linear Algebra 
  • Physics for the Life Science 

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • 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.

  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    176

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

Ontario High School Applicants

  • 1 grade 12 English U/M course
  • 1 grade 12 4U Advanced Functions
  • 1 grade 12 U Science course (Chemistry recommended)
  • 1 additional grade 12 U/M Math or Science course 
  • 2 other grade 12 U/M courses
International Baccalaureate
  • Applicants who have completed the International Baccalaureate are eligible for admission provided they have achieved a minimum score of 28 and have fulfilled the diploma requirements (six subjects, minimum three at the higher level). Applicants may receive transfer credits for higher level courses with grades of 5 or higher.
  • Applicants must submit the International Baccalaureate transcript to the Office of Admissions for evaluation.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    24104 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24104 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National Applies to you

    6667 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6667 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

*tuition fees for 30 credits.

Living costs for Greater Sudbury

  • 1015 - 1620 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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