Program Information

School: University of Victoria
Faculty: Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Biochemistry
Description: Biochemists seek explanations for the molecular basis of life. They are primarily interested in the relationship of molecular structure with function, but modern Biochemistry now covers a broad range of approaches to fundamental questions and practical problems.

Biochemistry merges biology and chemistry and covers some of the most exciting areas of the life sciences. Modern biochemical research includes structural biology, proteomics, genomics, epigenetics, signal transduction, gene expression and development, metabolic diseases, bioinformatics, and molecular evolution.

URL: Biochemistry at University of Victoria
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,783
Careers: Nutritionists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80
Prerequisites:*

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

  • 2 of  Grade12 Science 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 English 

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Students who wish to be admitted to the Honours programs should apply to the Chair of the Department on completion of their third year.