Program Information

School: University of Saskatchewan
Faculty: College of Arts and Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Paleontology
Description: Palaeobiology focuses on the fossil record of ancient organisms and their living descendants. Palaeobiology analyses the distribution and function of fossil animals and plants, reconstructing their evolutionary paths. The Palaeobiology program offers courses in human, plant and animal diversity, morphology and history.

A large selection of electives are available including physical anthropology, archaeology, vertebrate and invertebrate zoology, botany, sedimentology and palaeontology. This program is unique, broad-based and diverse, making it ideal for students whose interest in nature extends beyond the present to include the dimension of geologic time.

URL: Palaeobiology at University of Saskatchewan
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,327
Careers: Paleontologists,Anthropologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 

Required Courses: Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30 (or equivalents) In addition to the Required Courses for admission, some university courses have a high school pre-requisite. Students entering the Bachelor of Arts program, or who are undecided about which program they are interested in, are encouraged to take Foundations of Mathematics 30. Students interested in the Bachelor of Science program are encouraged to take Pre-Calculus 30. Students can be admitted into this college with a mathematics deficiency but are encouraged to consult the college upon admission to plan how to clear the deficiency.

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]