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Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Go beyond the fundamentals for a career-focused biology degree.

The first-year core curriculum of the Biology program of St. George's University includes foundational science and math coursework to prepare you for more in-depth and specialized biological sciences in your chosen degree emphasis track. In addition to a comprehensive foundation leading to a bachelor’s degree in biology, you’ll develop research skills and laboratory techniques necessary to succeed in biological and biomedical careers.

Biology Emphasis Tracks

The bachelor’s degree in biology offers two emphasis tracks: one in general biology; and one in marine, wildlife, and conservation biology. Choose the track that aligns with your interests and career goals.

  • General Biology Track – Pursue careers in biomedical science or bioscience research.
  • Marine, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Track – Pursue careers in veterinary medicine, animal husbandry, or conservation management.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conservation and the Environment
  • General Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • Human Biology
  • International Natural Resource Issues
  • Biochemistry for Life Sciences

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    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 ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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:

    600

    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

To qualify for admission into a St. George’s University School of Arts and Sciences undergraduate degree program, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Caribbean or British education system students: Five General Proficiency Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate (CSEC) or ordinary level passes, which should include both English and mathematics.
  • North American education model students: Complete 12 years of primary and secondary school education.

Students with an associate’s degree, CAPE, the International Baccalaureate, Advanced Levels, or equivalent may request exemption from coursework.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27670 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13835 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27670 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13835 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Grenada

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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