Program Information

School: University of Toronto – St. George
Faculty: Arts and Science
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Biochemistry
Description: Biochemistry studies the chemistry of life, from microorganisms and Drosophila to humans. Biochemistry covers many different research areas: the three-dimensional structure of proteins, DNA and membranes, how enzymes function in metabolism, how the genetic code directs protein synthesis, how proteins are modified within cell compartments, how ions are transported across membranes, how hormones trigger cellular responses, how DNA mutations cause disease, how cells carry out phagocytosis or respond to infection and the design of programs that survey families of related proteins.
URL: Biological Chemistry (HBSc) at University of Toronto – St. George
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $49,800

Cost per year is based on the 2018-2019 academic year.

Careers: Nutritionists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80 to 100
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Biology 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma: Grade 12 English (ENG4U) and Calculus (MCV4U) plus four additional 4U/M courses. Program prerequisites include Grade 12 Biology (SBI4U) and Chemistry (SCH4U); Physics (SPH4U) is recommended.