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Associate of Science in Biology Capilano University Capilano University, Canada

Intake May 2024

Jan 2023, Jan 2024, May 2023, Sep 2023

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CAD 22333

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 135

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24 months


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Program Overview

Biology is the science that deals with the physiology of being. 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 academics at the same time. 

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Additional Information

Program Level Associate Degree

College/University Processing Time 15

Program Intensity Full-Time

Work Permit work permit PGWP

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 83
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 56
    • Minimum Overall Score - 125.0  Minimum Literacy - 115.0  Minimum Comprehension - 115.0  Minimum Conversation - 115.0  Minimum Production - 115.0  

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • English Studies 12 or English 12 or English First Peoples 12 and two academic Grade 12 courses

6.5 IELTS Score
83 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
56 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
125 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

CAD 135

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12000 Per year

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