Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Biotechnology (Ph.D.)

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Program Information

School:Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Field of Study:Biotechnology
Description:Our Department of Biology offers a graduate program in the biological sciences, under the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies. Students who successfully complete the program will achieve a Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree. The Department maintains modern laboratories and animal care facilities, unique field sites, and access to a wide spectrum of analytical services. Research themes include testing theories of global significance to applications in environmental biology, wildlife management, and human health.
URL:Biotechnology (Ph.D.) at Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    In addition to the general admission requirements for PhD programs, the following requirements also apply:
  • Admission will be subject to the availability of a Supervisory Committee for the student
  • Normally, an applicant to the Program would be expected to have completed a Master's Degree in science, engineering, or an allied discipline. The academic program for each PhD candidate will be developed by the Supervisory Committee in consultation with the student.
  • Students in the first year of a Master's degree may apply for transfer into the PhD in Biotechnology provided that they have successfully completed one FCE (view definition of FCE) of course work and have had their research proposal approved by their thesis committee.
  • * 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 04, 2022