Program Information

School: University of Alberta
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Biochemistry
Description: Biochemistry explores the chemistry of living organisms and the molecular basis for change occurring in living cells, providing the basis for practical advances in areas as diverse as medicine, agriculture, veterinary medicine, and forensics.

The Honors Biochemistry degree is a structured program that includes a directed research project in the senior year. You can access unique opportunities like our research abroad course and Certificate in Biomedical Research to further develop your research skills and gain experience that will take your education in new directions.

URL: Biochemistry at University of Alberta
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,034

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.

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.

  • Grade12 English
  • Grade12 Advanced Functions
  • 2 of Grade12 Biology or Grade12 Physics or Grade12 Chemistry or Grade12 Computer Related Studies
  • Grade12 Humanities or Grade12 International Languages or Grade12 Visual Arts or Grade12 Mathematics

Applicants must have: one of the following courses: Anglais EAE4U, English EAL4U, English ENG4U, or Studies in Literature ETS4U; one of the following subjects: Fine Arts, Humanities, Languages other than English, or Math/Sciences; one of the following courses: Advanced Functions MHF4U; and two of the following courses: Physics SPH4U, Computer Studies ICS4U, Calculus and Vectors MCV4U, Chemistry SCH4U, or Biology SBI4U.