Capilano University

Science - Biology

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Program Information

School:Capilano University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts & Sciences - School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)
Degree:Associate
Field of Study:Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description:Are you curious about the living world? If you want to understand how life works and open the door to diverse career opportunities in the life sciences, consider an Associate of Science Degree - Biology at CapU.

Biology is the science that explores and explains the life within and around us, investigating everything from how molecules move within cells to how ecosystems flourish in varied environments. An Associates of Science Degree - Biology provides a firm foundation in the broad, exciting, and rapidly growing fields of life science. Our multidisciplinary and lab-focused curriculum emphasizes both the academic and applied skill sets you need to pursue opportunities in a range of fields including health, biotechnology, and conservation and resource management. You can also transfer 60 credits to other BC universities to continue your studies after graduation from CapU.
URL:Science - Biology at Capilano University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,313

Cost shown is for Year 1 and includes fees.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have high school graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent OR Mature Student status. Applicants are also required to have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 (60%) calculated on English 12 or English 12 First Peoples and two academic Grade 12 courses.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.

* 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 January 24, 2020