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Biology is the study of any form of life, from the DNA molecule to the interactions of organisms within the various ecosystems of the earth.

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Full-time: 3 years / 4 years
Starting in: January, September
Tuition Fee: 18,360 CAD per year
Location: Winnipeg Campus, Winnipeg, Canada

Biology is a broad discipline, which includes the subject areas of botany, zoology, microbiology, cell biology, ecology, and genetics. It examines all life forms from the simple to the complex, and is an ideal partner to study in chemistry, physics, and mathematics. If you have an aptitude for science and possess a keen desire to understand the living world, you will find the study of biology very rewarding.

At The University of Winnipeg, we teach a wide range of courses and offer active research programs in botany ecology, forest ecology, mosquito biology, evolutionary genetics, molecular biology, evolutionary physiology, soil microbiology and remediation, limnology, bioinformatics, genomics, dendrochronology, behavioural biology of birds, effects of UV radiation on the environment, and cell biology.

Career Possibilities

Graduates work in government laboratories, university research laboratories, scientific consulting organizations, pharmaceutical companies, conservation and wildlife management, and the scientific publishing industry. Graduates may apply to enter dental, medical, veterinary science, and education faculties. Those who have obtained the 4-year B.Sc. or Honours B.Sc. are well prepared to enter graduate programs, ultimately leading to careers as scientists.

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“I credit a lot of my success to the personal attention and research opportunities available at The University of Winnipeg. Because this is a university with an undergraduate focus, professors are very accessible to undergraduate students.”

David Selchen, (B.Sc. Biology and Psychology), Rhodes Scholar