At a glance:
- February 1 (for admission in September)
- July 1 (for admission in January of the following year)
- October 1 (for admission in May of the following year)
Graduate research fields
- Bioinformatics, Systematics and Evolution
- Ecology and Environmental Biology
- Molecular Genetics
- Physiology, Cell and Developmental Biology
Minimum admission requirements
- A 75% overall standing, or equivalent in a Master of Science (MSc) degree in a relevant field.
- Students holding degrees from institutions outside Canada may be required to submit Graduate Record Examination scores (GRE, Analytical and Quantitative) with their application.
- Before applying to the program, students are strongly advised to establish contact with potential supervisors. It is a good strategy to identify whether the potential supervisors that students would like to undertake research with have available positions and funding.
- There is also an option of transferring from the Master's program to the Doctoral program. This is not a routine option, but can be approved on a case-by-case basis for suitably qualified individuals. Further information is available from the Department Graduate Officer.
- Three references, at least two academic
- Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 90 (writing 25, speaking 25), IELTS 7.0 (writing 6.5, speaking 6.5)
Approximate tuition, fees, and living costs
- Canadian and permanent resident students, full-time: $2,254.00 tuition and $491.01 incidental fees per term (as of January 2021)
- International students, full-time: $7,182.00 tuition and $703.01 incidental fees per term (as of January 2021)
- Study and living costs