Program Information

School: University of Manitoba
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Genetics, General
Description: Genetics is the science of heredity, which deals with the mechanisms of inheritance. The Genetics program is interdisciplinary, comprising courses from Biological Sciences, Microbiology, Chemistry, Arts, Medicine and Agricultural and Food Science. The study of Genetics is divided into three broad areas: Classical genetics, population genetics, and molecular genetics. Students will study advances in medicine, agricultural techniques, heritable IQ, genetically modified organisms, genetic counselling and gene therapy. The Honours and cooperative work-study (co-op) programs provide experience in government, private sector and research laboratories.

URL: Genetics at University of Manitoba
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $14,700

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 85
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Applied Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Computer and Information Science  
  •  Grade12 English 

MB High School Graduation (5 full credits at the Grade 12 level in courses designated S, G, or U) A minimum 85% average over the following, with no less than 60% in each course: 1. English 40S 2. Applied Mathematics 40S or Pre-Calculus Mathematics 40S 3. One of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Computer Science 40S