Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

Biotechnology and Genomics (GrDip)

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Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Field of Study:Biotechnology
Description:The Graduate Diploma in Biotechnology and Genomics is a 30-credit, nine-month graduate program which encompasses the study of genomics, proteomics, molecular genetics, protein biochemistry, and bioinformatics. It provides students with broad-based knowledge of theories, quantitative methods, applications of biotechnology, and bioinformatics that are pertinent to genomic analyses.

A parallel goal of the program is to provide in-depth knowledge on the following topics: functional genomics; microbial biotechnology; production of proteins of value to the pharmaceutical, agri-food and forestry industries; and the development of genomic methods for industrial and environmental applications.
URL:Biotechnology and Genomics (GrDip) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:9 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,456

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

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

    The minimum requirement for admission is a B.Sc. degree with at least 15 credits in courses at the 200- or 300-level in the following subjects: genetics, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and 3 credits laboratory in one or more of the previous subjects. For consideration for admission, students should have obtained an undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (out of a scale with a maximum at 4.3).

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

    * 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 November 25, 2021

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