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Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Those who are most interested in ecological or environmental forms of Biology can amass diverse field experiences through outdoor labs, field trips, Field Camps, and research studies performed in numerous nearby ecosystems. Students who are most interested in laboratory, greenhouse, or health-related Biology, can gain a wealth of skills and experience through exciting cutting-edge activities and research projects performed in our indoor research facilities, using top-of-the-line analytical equipment.

Faculty at Nipissing focus their diverse abilities and experiences on optimizing their teaching and research to enrich student learning. Our professors have studied and published in a wide range of academic topics, won research grants, written textbooks, worked with various industries, advised governments, and have been honoured with teaching awards.

We are a Department of Biology and Chemistry, and although our current emphasis is on Biology, we have established a large number of Chemistry courses to support all aspects of Biology.​​​

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Introduction to Organismal and Evolutionary Biology
  • Principles of Ecology
  • Genetics
  • Biology of Seedless Plants
  • Biology of Seed Plants
  • Invertebrate Zoology
  • Vertebrate Zoology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    86

    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

    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.

General Requirements

It is the responsibility of each applicant to submit directly to the Office of the Registrar:

  • official transcripts from all institutions previously or presently attended, secondary schools, colleges and universities (Applicants who have attended post secondary institutions outside of North America must have their foreign transcripts assessed;
  • proof of name change, if academic documents show a name other than that under which application is made (i.e. marriage registration, notarized statements of legal name change or other legal documents); and,
  • evidence of English language proficiency, if English is not the applicant’s first language.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7707 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7707 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7707 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7707 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for North Bay

  • 1015 - 1620 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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