Program Information

School: University of Manitoba
Faculty: Faculty of Agriculture
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Plant Sciences, General
Description: Plant Biotechnology uses applied biology and chemistry to develop advanced knowledge of crop plants and their pathogens. Plant Biotechnologists develop new technologies for crop improvement.

The Bachelor of Science (Agriculture) in Plant Biotechnology provides students with a solid background in genetics, pathology, the physiology of plant growth, and the development of crop plants for food, feed and industrial uses. It also introduce students to the fundamentals and applications of the advanced biotechnologies currently being used in crop development industries and research.

URL: Plant Biotechnology at University of Manitoba
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $14,700

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 85
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Computer and Information Science   or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 

MB High School Graduation (5 full credits at the Grade 12 level in courses designated S, G, or U) A minimum 85% average over the following, with no less than 60% in each course: 1. English 40S 2. Applied Mathematics 40S or Pre-Calculus Mathematics 40S 3. One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Computer Science 40S