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. After completing your associate’s degree, you can ladder your credits into the four-year Bachelor of Science degree at CapU, which will take its first students in Fall 2022.
URL:Science - Biology at Capilano University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $21,895

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.

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

    Application Notes : English is the language of instruction at CapU. All applicants are required to demonstrate competence in the English language prior to admission. If English is not your first language or you've received your education in a language other than English, you must meet our English Language Requirements.
    Additional Admission Requirements:

      Current Grade 12 students can be conditionally accepted based on final Grade 11 grades or interim Grade 12 grades. Students can upload proof of grades (e.g. unofficial transcripts, copies of report cards) through EducationPlannerBC when applying to Capilano University. Final acceptance will be based on high school graduation and having met the program specific requirements.

      Note: All B.C. applicants must release their grades to CapU via the BC Ministry of Education at Student Transcripts Services (STS). Please do this as soon as possible.

      * 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 September 08, 2022