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Program Information

School:Trinity Western University
Faculty:Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences
Field of Study:Biotechnology
Description:Biotechnology—creating technology or products from cellular and biomolecular processes, often DNA technology—is one of the fastest growing and innovative scientific sectors.

Our students study the science behind breakthrough discoveries that revolutionized gene editing, stem cell research, green energy, and big data in personalized medicine. Our students learn in the classroom and lab, as well as in a chosen field alongside biotechnology experts. Our students gain the knowledge, expertise, ethical framework, and contacts necessary to achieve a successful career in the life sciences. Our Biotechnology degree not only fast-tracks you for careers in life science, it also meets standard entry requirements for medical school and other professional schools.
URL:Biotechnology at Trinity Western University
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*67 to 100

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Precalculus 

English 12 and Precalculus 11 or 12 plus two additional Grade 12 academic subjects at a minimum overall average of 67%. A minimum grade of 60% or better is expected on the provincial examination portion of English 12. If you are considering majoring in any of the programs in the Faculty of Natural and Applied Sciences, we strongly encourage you to take Grade 12 level Biology, Chemistry, Math (Pre-Calculus 12 for BC students), and Physics (or equivalents) in order to be fully prepared for university studies in the sciences.

* 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 June 11, 2022