What will I learn?

Biology is the study of life as it has evolved and is evolving on earth. All aspects of life are examined, from molecular processes inside cells, to large scale ecological interactions between organisms in their environment, and how the changing environment shapes these interactions.

Degree option:

Bachelor of Science, Honours in Biological Sciences (Co-op) – 5 years

Interesting courses

  • Vascular Flora of Manitoba
  • Biology of Mammals
  • Medicinal and Hallucinogenic Plants
  • Genes and Development
  • Principles of Ecology

Specializations

  • Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology
  • Environmental and Integrative Physiology
  • Evolution and Biodiversity
  • Ecology and Environmental Biology
  • Integrative Biology

Co-op options

Co-op options available both locally and nationally in government, private industry and research facilities.

Professional opportunities

  • Department of Fisheries and Oceans
  • Environment Canada
  • Parks Canada
  • Manitoba Conservation
  • Environmental consulting (e.g. Ducks Unlimited)

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAN $597.66 per credit hour.
Start date

17 January 2022

Venue

University of Manitoba

Fort Garry Campus,

400 UMSU University Centre,

WINNIPEG,

Manitoba (MB),

R3T 2N2, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Other English language requirements accepted: TOEFL paper based score of 550; Achieve minimum scores of 4.5 in Reading, 4.5 in Listening, and 4.0 in Writing on the CanTEST (Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees); Achieve a minimum score of 6.5 based upon the Academic Module on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System); Achieve a minimum score of 80 on the MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) offered by the University of Michigan; Achieve a minimum grade of C in the University of Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English.Achieve a score of 60 or more in the CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment); Achieve a minimum of 58% in the Pearson Test of English.Achieve a minimum of 65% in Level 5 of the direct entry English program (also known as Intensive Academic English Program orIAEP), as taught by the English Language Centre of the University of Manitoba.

For international students

Direct Entry (high school applicants) or Advanced Entry (post-secondary applicants)

English Language Requirements:

  • Internet-Based TOEFL: Overall score of 86 (20 in Reading, 20 in Writing, 20 in Listening, 20 in Speaking)
  • IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall
  • Pearson Test of English: 58

The application deadline:

  • For direct entry: March 1 for September intake; October 1 for January intake.
  • Advanced Entry: June 1 for September intake; October 1 for January intake.

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

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