What will I learn?

Study life so small you can't see it without a microscope. Become an expert in technical skills through our hands-on lab courses. Prepare for your career in our co-op program. Gain experience and conduct your own research under the guidance of your professor.

Quick facts:

Program options:

  • Bachelor degree, Minor

Study options:

  • Full-time study, Part-time study

Program delivery:

  • On-campus

Dynamic learning:

  • Co-op optional

Areas of focus:

  • Immunology
  • Microbial pathogenesis
  • Gene editing

Careers:

  • Medical professional
  • Biotechnologist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Food quality analyst
  • Veterinarian
  • Research and development professional

Sample courses:

  • Immunology - MICR 303
  • Virology - MICR 402
  • Microbial Pathogenesis - MICR 408

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$25,860.00 (US$ 20,902) per year
Start date

10 January 2022, 4 May 2022

Venue

Faculty of Science

Bob Wright Centre, Room A201,

3800 Finnerty Road (Ring Road),

VICTORIA,

British Columbia (BC),

V8P 5C2, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International students must complete 12 years or more of academic preparation and graduate from a recognized senior secondary school program. University entrance examinations required in the home country may also be requested. English language requirement: CAEL: Canadian Academic English Language Assessment score- 70, with no section less than 60; IELTS (Academic): 6.5, with no component less than 6.0; LPI: Language Proficiency Index score – Level 6; MELAB: Michigan English Language Assessment Battery score – 90; TOEFL: 90 on the iBT (Internet-based test) with no section less than 20, or 575 on the PBT (paper-based test).

For international students

Apply to the Faculty of Science as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

You can declare this program as your major after one or more years of full-time study.

Twelve years of academic preparation and graduation from a recognized senior secondary school or completion of a recognized diploma program.

English Language Requirements:

  • CAEL: Canadian Academic English Language Assessment score- 70, with no section less than 60
  • IELTS (Academic): International English Language Testing System score - 6.5, with no component less than 6.0
  • LPI: Language Proficiency Index score – Level 6
  • MELAB: Michigan English Language Assessment Battery score – 90
  • TOEFL: Test of English as a Foreign Language score - 90 on the iBT (Internet-based test) with no section less than 20, or 575 on the PBT (paper-based test)

Application deadline: September entry: January 31; January entry: September 30; May entry: March 31

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

University of Victoria offers below pathways courses for this subject

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Fleming College
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