Program Information

School: Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Biochemistry
Biotechnology
Description: 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.

You’ll take several science 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.

URL: Biochemistry/Biotechnology (BSc) at Wilfrid Laurier University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,956

Domestic fees range from $6,536–$9,150
International fees range from $22,956–$26,172

Careers: Nutritionists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 73 to 76
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 

Applicants are required to have an admission range of mid 70s, English, Biology, and Advanced Functions each at 60%, and Chemistry at 70%. All prerequisite courses calculated in admission average.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83]