Program Information

School: University of Toronto – Mississauga
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Bioinformatics
Description: Bioinformatics involves the computational analysis of gene and genome sequences as well as functional genomic data. It is an interdisciplinary science that requires strong backgrounds in computer science and molecular biology, and good knowledge of mathematics, statistics, chemistry, genetics and evolutionary biology.

The Bioinformatics Specialist Program reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the field, and the courses drawn from the offerings in Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics.

URL: Bioinformatics (HBSc) at University of Toronto – Mississauga
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

The cost listed is effective for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80 to 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 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 

Applicants are required to have an average of low to mid 80s.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]