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Associate of Science Degree in Biology (Co-op or Internship Optional)

Camosun College - Lansdowne Campus Camosun College - Lansdowne Campus, Canada

Intake Jan 2024

Jan 2023, May 2023, Sep 2023

work permit PG Work Permit

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CAD 17251

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 100

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24 months


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Program Overview

Biology is one of the most important aspects of science. It has explained and helps gain knowledge about a number of things such as evolution, flora and fauna, environment and ecosystems, human body and its functioning. The Associate of Science degree in Biology prepares a student for university education and helps them gain knowledge about the field.

The Associate of Science degree helps to prepare students for the provincial Associate Degree. The above mentioned degree helps students gain access to a package of well rounded; academically sound courses and also a university transfer to great BC Universities. The two year course includes a number of subjects and disciplines a student has to study. The first year involves a more general set of courses in subjects such as biology, chemistry, mathematics, English so on and so forth. The second year involves a number of more specific studies such as organic chemistry, biochemistry, ecology, cell biology and many such subjects pertaining to biology.

Students have the choice of scheduling their courses and curating their own timetable. Students can study full time or part time as per their own discretion. This ability of scheduling one’s own time table helps students go for other activities and manage their academic s at the same time.

Additional Information

Program Level Associate Degree

College/University Processing Time 5

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0  Minimum Listening - 6.0  Minimum Reading - 6.0  Minimum Writing - 6.0  Minimum Speaking - 6.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma with final grade of C+ or better
  • English one of:
    • C+ in English 12
    • C+ in English 12 First Peoples
  • Math one of:
    • C+ in Pre-calculus 11
  • Science 12 one of:
    • C in Biology 12
    • C in Chemistry 12
    • C in Physics 12

6 IELTS Score With no band less than 5.5
80% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year


Tuition Fee

CAD 100

Application Fee

12000 Per year

Average Cost of Living

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The Camosun International Academic Advancement Scholarship acknowledges high academic achievement and community involvement. It is awarded annually to international students who have completed at least one year of full-time studies in an academic program at Camosun College.

To be eligible to apply for the Academic Advancement Scholarship, students must:

  1. Be an international student studying at Camosun College with a valid study permit,
  2. Have successfully completed at least two full-time semesters in an academic program by the scholarship application deadline,
  3. Have a GPA of 7.0 (A-) or higher,
  4. Have volunteered or been involved in projects that contribute to Camosun College student community and/or other communities in Victoria, and,
  5. Complete and submit the following documents to Camosun International:
    1. Scholarship Application Form
    2. A one page Cover Letter outlining your community involvement and/or volunteer activities
    3. A Reference Letter from your volunteer and/or community project supervisor

Award Information:

  • Scholarship Value: $1,000
  • Scholarship Quantity: 5
  • Scholarship Sponsor: Camosun International
  • Application Deadline: May 1
  • Announcement of Scholarship Recipients: May 31
  • Award Ceremony: September TBA

Dr. Gordon L. Diewert Community Service:

  • Entrance Award Value: $1000 The award is granted annually in the Fall of each year for a first-year Camosun student attending full-time, on the basis of good academic high school performance (minimum B average in grade 12) and leadership and/or community service. The recipient must have demonstrated participation in volunteer activities associated with the prevention of drinking and driving. Preference will be given to a student who took a leadership role in their high school Dry Grad activities.

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