Applied Biology, B.Sc. | Simon Fraser University | Burnaby, Canada
48 months
32724 CAD/year
7064 CAD/year
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The Applied Biology program in the Faculty of Environment is one of four areas of concentration in the Environmental Science major program from Simon Fraser University.


Apply your skills to real world aspects of our environment and become an applied biologist. Explore the ways natural and human-induced environmental processes influence population dynamics, structure of communities, and function of ecosystems.

Career Possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and so is the full range of career opportunities that await. Armed with the necessary knowledge and skills, Applied Biology graduates from Simon Fraser University, pursue careers in jobs such as:
  • Agronomist
  • Botanist
  • Conservation Officer
  • Consultant
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Fisheries Technologist

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • General Biology
  • Ecology
  • Principles of Physiology
  • General Chemistry and Laboratory
  • General Chemistry
  • General Chemistry Laboratory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must meet the university's English Language Requirements
    • All applicants must meet the university's Quantitative and Analytical Skills requirements
    • All students must present a minimum grade of C-/60% in a junior or senior level acceptable Math course
    • Graduation from a university-preparatory program at a senior high school
    • Submit a transcript which includes grades for all courses completed and final grades for the first semester of Senior Year. (An admission average is calculated on final year results.)

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    7064 CAD/year
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Living costs for Burnaby

1600 - 2700 CAD /month
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