Program Information

School: McGill University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Description: The BSc Liberal program is a new science option which allows students to combine a core science component with a breadth component.
The Biology core science component consists of 45-47 credits with a breadth component of at least 18 additional credits, chosen from: a minor in another Science area; a science field study; a minor from a wide variety of other disciplines (Arts, Kinesiology, Education, Engineering, Biotechnology and Management); an Arts Major Concentration, a second core science component or a General Science breadth.

By combining the core science component of Biology with the breadth component, the Liberal option is a flexible program, offering students the benefit of a fundamental knowledge of Biology with an opportunity to broaden their studies both inside and outside of Science. This program is well suited to students with varied interests who don’t want to focus solely on Biology in their studies.

URL: Liberal Program in Biology at McGill University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $42,173
Scholarships: 1
Careers: Biologists

Admission Requirements


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

  • 3 of   Mathematics 
  • 2 of   Chemistry 
  •   Biology 
  • 3 of   Physics 

Applicants must have Biology – NYA (00UK); Chemistry – NYA, NYB (00UL, 00UM); Mathematics – NYA, NYB, NYC (00UN, 00UP, 00UQ); Physics – NYA, NYB, NYC (00UR, 00US, 00UT).

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]