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B.Sc. On Campus

Biological Sciences

Thompson Rivers University

48 months
Duration
18354 CAD/year
5498 CAD/year
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About

In the Biological Sciences program at Thompson Rivers University study living organisms with teaching-focused, hands-on degrees that lead to many options for employment, research or graduate study.

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Overview

Majors of  Biological Sciences program at Thompson Rivers University

  • Biology

Build a strong foundation in all aspects of biology with maximum flexibility. Students can choose courses to match their interests giving them the ability to tailor their education. The program involves extensive field and laboratory experiences.

  • Animal biology

Study animals in an ecological and evolutionary context. Learn all aspects of biology before specializing in animal and ecological areas in marine and terrestrial environments. 

  • Ecology and environmental biology

Acquire knowledge in the many facets of ecology and conservation biology. Students receive a strong grounding in all aspects of biology before specializing in terrestrial or marine ecology. 

  • Cellular, molecular and microbial biology

Obtain extensive exposure to the cutting edge of modern biology focusing on biology at the smallest scale. 

  • Chemical biology

Combines chemistry and molecular biology in a way that prepares students for the explosion of knowledge of life at the molecular level. 

Careers 

Graduates have gone on to successful careers in medicine, veterinary medicine, medical genetics, university, elementary and high school teaching, dentistry, wildlife biology, physiotherapy, pharmacy, biotechnology, chiropractic, optometry, microbiology, conservation and land management, marine biology, toxicology, bioengineering, molecular biology and more.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • General Biology 
  • Human Biology 
  • Biology of the Environment 
  • Biology of Humans 
  • Principles of Biology
  • Human Biology: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Cell Biology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Open admission

  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)

Bachelor of Science majors have specific first year course requirements. It is strongly recommended that students become familiar with the prerequisite requirements for these courses before applying for admission. In general, the minimum prerequisite requirements for courses in the first year courses in the BSc programs are as follows:

  • Life Sciences 11 or Anatomy & Physiology 12 with C+ (or equivalent) or better
  • Chemistry 11 (or equivalent)
  • Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ (or equivalent) within the past 2 years
  • Physics 11 (or equivalent), (or PHYS 1130)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18354 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9177 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    5498 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2749 CAD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Kamloops

1240 - 1930 CAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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