BSc in Biological Sciences

University of Manitoba

Program Description

BSc in Biological Sciences

University of Manitoba

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 options

  • B. Sc. Bachelor of Science, Honours in Biological Sciences – 4 years
  • B. Sc. Bachelor of Science, Honours in Biological Sciences (Co-op) – 5 years
  • B. Sc. Bachelor of Science, Major in Biological Sciences – 4 years
  • B. Sc. Bachelor of Science, Major in Biological Sciences (Co-op) – 5 years
  • B. Sc. Biological Sciences Focus General Degree - 3 Years
  • B. Sc. Bachelor of Science, General – 3 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)

Note: a Biological Sciences degree can also be used as a stepping stone to professional programs such as Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Education, or to further opportunities in research through graduate programs at the University of Manitoba (in Biological Sciences, Agriculture, and Medicine).

What is unique about this program at the U of M?

The number of different course offerings and diverse array of research conducted by faculty members makes the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Manitoba unique in Manitoba. Local, national and international collaborations by faculty members in the Department of Biological Sciences provides an integrated and relevant approach to world problems today. The breadth in research expertise provides teaching excellence in areas of biological science including gene regulation and development, microscopy, evolution, environmental physiology, animal behaviour, food web dynamics, invertebrate biology and population ecology. The Biological Science program at the University of Manitoba allows students to specialize in Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology; Environmental and Integrative Physiology; Evolution and Biodiversity; and Ecology and Environmental Biology and the unique integrative theme allow students to utilize courses in both Biological Sciences and Microbiology.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 11, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2019
Duration
Duration
3 - 5 years
Full time
Price
Price
4,000 CAD
International students: CAD 13600 per year
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Deadline
Locations
Canada - Winnipeg, Manitoba
Start date : Sept. 2019
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Sept. 2019
Canada - Winnipeg, Manitoba
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