McGill University

Environmental Biology

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Environmental Biology
Description:The Major in Environmental Biology offers a vibrant learning experience by using the unique setting of the Macdonald Campus, one of the largest green spaces on the Island of Montreal. In this environment, students receive extensive field training in the diversity, biology, conservation and ecology of a broad range of organisms, from plants, birds and mammals, to insects, fungi and microbes. Students in this major will study ecosystems, the species in these ecosystems, and how plants and animals adapt to a changing environment. In essence, this Major combines outdoor learning and faculty expertise in a first-rate suburban/rural environment, preparing graduating students well for careers as ecologists, field biologists, ecosystem scientists, or taxonomists.
URL:Environmental Biology at McGill University
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Natural and Applied Science Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Fran├žais 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
Applicants must have Biology - NYA (OOUK), Chemistry - NYA, NYB (OOUL, OOUM), Mathematics - NYA, NYB (OOUN, OOUP), and Physics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUR, OOUS, OOUT).
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 18, 2021