Selkirk College

Biochemistry

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Program Information

School:Selkirk College
Faculty:University Sciences
Degree:Associate; University Transfer
Field of Study:Biochemistry
Description:Also called “biological chemistry,” this growing field of scientific study explains how living organisms survive and thrive through their internal chemical processes. Biochemical research is one of the most successful fields at examining living processes and today is part of almost all areas of life sciences research. As a professional biochemist you’ll make valuable contributions to this vital research and set your path for career success.

Take this program if you’re fascinated by living organisms and how their biological molecules contribute to the functioning of their entire beings. Take this program if you’re fascinated by life in general and want to understand its complex scientific inner workings and play an active role in discovering more about living beings’ interconnectedness.
URL:Biochemistry at Selkirk College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $13,409

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program. Compulsory fees are included.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 

Admission to the Associate of Science degree in Biochemistry program requires the completion of Biology 12, Chemistry 11, English 12, Physics 11 with a grade of "C" or higher and Pre-calculus 12 or Principles of Math 12 with a grade of “C+” or higher.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79-80]
Application Notes : If your first language is not English, you must meet the following English Language Proficiency requirements for entry in to Selkirk College University Transfer, Diploma or Degree programs: completion of BC English 12, or equivalent; or completion, with a grade of "C+" or better, advanced core courses in the Selkirk College English Language Program and Provincial Level English 51; or submission of a TOEFL score of 213 (computer) or ibt 79-80 or better; or submission of an IELTS score of 6.0 or better; or submission of an EIKEN Grade Pre -1; or submission of an acceptable score on the Language Proficiency Index score of 4 or better. For Indian students coming through the SPP program, the IELTS requirement for diploma programs is 6.0 with no band less than 5.5.

* 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 June 14, 2022