Program Information

School: University of Waterloo
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Biotechnology
Economics, General
Description: Biotechnology promises to become one of this century’s dominant technologies. Get ready to lead this industry with a one-of-a-kind degree from Waterloo.

In Biotechnology/Economics, you’ll immerse yourself in the science of biotech with labs and lectures in the Faculty of Science. You’ll complement that with courses in economics, business, and accounting.

URL: Biotechnology/Economics at University of Waterloo
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,810
International: $30,562
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Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 83 to 87

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

  • Grade12 English
  • Grade12 Advanced Functions
  • Grade12 Calculus and Vectors
  • 2 of Grade12 Biology or Grade12 Chemistry or Grade12 Earth and Space Science or Grade12 Mathematics of Data Management
  • 2 of Grade12 Physics

6 Grade 12 U and/or M courses including: – English (minimum final grade of 70%) – Advanced Functions (minimum final grade of 70% is required) – Calculus and Vectors (minimum final grade of 70% is required) – Two of: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Mathematics of Data Management, Physics – The following courses are recommended: Biology and Chemistry

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 75]