B.Sc. On Campus

Biological Data Sciences (Honours)

Oregon State University

48 months
34983 USD/year
34983 USD/year
13191 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The BDS undergraduate program provides trans-disciplinary education that intersects the life sciences, computer science, statistics, and mathematics. The Biological Data Sciences (Honours) programme is offered at the Oregon State University.


The Biological Data Sciences (Honours) programme is offered at the Oregon State University.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Apply the process of scientific investigation to real world biological datasets.
  • Use appropriate quantitative and visual methods in scientific investigation.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using appropriate methods to organize and manipulate large datasets.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and functioning in trans-disciplinary teams.
  • Perform work in a professional and ethical manner.
  • Apply the core concepts in the biological sciences, mathematics, statistics, and computer science to scientific investigation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Biology: Cells
  • Principles of Biology: Organisms
  • Principles of Biology: Populations
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Data Structures
  • Computational Approaches for Biological Data

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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General requirements

  • 3.0 GPA High school diploma or IB Diploma with minimum overall score of 26 or IGCSE 5 subjects with a 3.0 average using NCAA scale (9-7/A=4, 5-6/B/C=3, 4/D/E=2, F/G=1, 3-1/U=0). Subjects must include Math, English, Science, 2 electives. 
  • English Test Scores must be less than two years old as of the start term requested. Applicants may also use the following achievements to meet the English Requirements for admission to an undergraduate degree program. 
  • SAT: evidence-based reading/writing score of 560
  • ACTE (ACT English) - 21
  • Two English composition courses (Writing 121+) with grades C- or better or one English composition and one Speech Communication course (Communication 111+) with grades C- or better, all from a US university.
  • IGCSE O or A Level English with a grade of C or better (provisional results not accepted)
  • IB Diploma: Language A - Language and Literature (HL) with a minimum score of 5
  • AP English L & C - minimum score of 3

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34983 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34983 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    34983 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34983 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13191 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13191 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Corvallis

1397 - 2488 USD /month
Living costs

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