Program Information

School: University of Victoria
Faculty: Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description: The BSc program is intended for those wishing to become professional biologists and require a core of Biology courses, corequisite courses in the other sciences and a selection of upper-level courses suited to the interests of individual students.

Any prospective Honours students should first discuss proposed thesis research with a faculty member and obtain the member’s consent to serve as thesis supervisor. To qualify for entry and continuation in the Co-operative Education Program, students must be enrolled on a full-time basis and must maintain a B average (5.0) in Biology courses and overall. A minimum of four Work Terms is required to graduate with Co-op designation.

URL: Biology at University of Victoria
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,783
Careers: Biologists

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 should apply to the departmental Honours Adviser for admission to the Honours Program before May 1 in the third year of studies