What will I learn?

Biology is the study of life. At UNB Saint John, Arts students can major in Biology, studying botany, ecology, zoology, organic chemistry and microbiology.

You will be able to explore the world of environmental science, sustainable development and public policies towards land and water use.

What you'll learn

In your first year you will take introductory studies in organic chemistry, ecology cells and organisms and biology lab work.

In second year you will add botany, microbiology, zoology and statistics to your course work and at the end of the year you may apply to major in Biology.

Upper-level studies in Biology may include conservation biology, environmental law and animal behavior.

Your biology degree will teach you to analyze how living things work and interact with other organisms. You will learn to think critically and solve problems through observation and evaluation.

Careers

Aqua culturist

Biologist

Brew master

Environmental planner

Park naturalist

Food and drug inspector

Which department am I in?

UNB Saint John Faculty of Arts

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$7,270.00 (4,29,923) per year
International Differential Fee: CAN $9,753

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June, October 2022

Start date

Expected January, September 2022

Venue

Saint John Campus

100 Tucker Park Road,

SAINT JOHN,

New Brunswick (NB),

E2L 4L5, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

High school students applying to undergraduate programs at the University of New Brunswick. USA: General Certificate of Secondary Education with grades of A or B. Applicants who have completed Grade 12 of an accredited high school program must satisfy UNB's minimum program-specific requirements (minimum B average). Criteria such as academic standing, rank in class and SAT scores may also be used to determine a candidates admissibility. ACT scores are not required. International students require the following English language proficiency minimum scores for direct entry into most academic programs: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL iBT 85, CAEL 60, or Pearson Vue Test 59.

For international students

Students must complete high school for admission to the University of New Brunswick. They must complete six specific high school courses, according to their program of choice. UNB takes the overall average of the high school grades achieved in these six courses to calculate the student’s "minimum admission average", which is used to determine admissibility.

Course requirements:

Senior English Literature (60% or higher)

4 electives from group 1

1 elective from group 1, 2 or 3

Minimum admission average: 65%

The University of New Brunswick accepts qualified applicants from all countries. Entry requirements may vary from country to country.

International students require the following English language proficiency minimum scores for direct entry into most academic programs: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL iBT 85, CAEL 60, or Pearson Vue Test 59.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Canadore College
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About University of New Brunswick

UNB is a leading research and innovation university with a focus on entrepreneurial success and has the third-highest graduate rate in Canada.

  • Over 75 undergraduate and graduate programs
  • 2 campus locations in the scenic province of New Brunswick
  • 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 1 in every 2 high school students receive a scholarship