Program Information

School: University of Victoria
Faculty: Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study: Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description: You’ll have the opportunity to study Biology at one of the following levels of concentration: General, Minor, Major or Honours. BSc Honours and Major Programs are intended for those planning to become professional biologists. Both 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.
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 to 100
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 English 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science  or  Grade12 Physics 

Two additional approved academic 12 courses are required. Entry into the Biology Co-operative Education Program is open to students who are enrolled in an Honours or Major Program offered by the Biology department. 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.

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]