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Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Biotechnology with Management Option (Co-op) Wilfrid Laurier University - Waterloo Campus Wilfrid Laurier University - Waterloo Campus, Canada

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CAD 33220

Annual Tuition Fee

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*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 246 Waived

Application Fee

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48 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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83

TOEFL

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70%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Biochemistry is a fundamental multidisciplinary science that explores the molecular aspects of life and is the basis for many other disciplines in life sciences, including cell and molecular biology, microbiology, genetics, and molecular medicine.

Biotechnology is the application of biochemistry to develop technologies, materials and products that help improve, replenish and sustain the health of our planet.

ABOUT BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY AT LAURIER
In our program, we emphasize the health and pharmaceutical sciences, which constitute more than 50% of the total activity in biochemical research and biotechnology in Canada.

You’ll take several courses in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology and biochemistry, along with courses in applied biochemistry, and gain the practical skills and the academic knowledge you’ll need to succeed in a career in research, service, industry or academia.

You’ll benefit from a research-intensive environment. In your fourth year, you'll have an option to complete a senior thesis research project. The thesis option will provide you with hands-on experience using state-of-the-art equipment in a new and challenging area of biochemical research.

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Additional Information

Program Level 4-Year Bachelor's Degree

College/University Processing Time 56 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

Open

Sep 2024

Closed

Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 83 - With no score less than - 20
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 59
  • DUOLINGO
    • Minimum Overall Score - 120.0  

Academic Requirement

Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma.
Five academic courses from class 12 are required for admission.

  • Grade XII English 60%.
  • Grade XII Mathematics (Advanced Functions) 60%.
  • Grade XII Biolog 60%
  • Grade XII Chemistry 70%

6.5 IELTS Score
83 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
59 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
120 Duolingo Minimum Overall Score
70% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year

33220

Tuition Fee
(CAD)

CAD 246 Waived

Application Fee
(CAD)

11000 Per year

Average Cost of Living
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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Scholarships

Wilfrid Laurier University Inspiring Lives Scholarship

This scholarship application does not require any specific academic average or additional documentation. To complete the scholarship registration, applicants simply need to have an accepted offer and submit a short video response to the question:

"How do you inspire lives of leadership and purpose?"

Key points to note for the video submission:

  • The video should not exceed two minutes in duration.
  • The file size should not exceed 100 MB.
  • Please ensure that your first and last name are included in the video file name and provide a photo on the registration page.

You can access the scholarship registration portal using the following link: https://wlu.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aVQXusoJ2JsWa3A

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