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
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Biotechnology
Description:Biotechnology is a field of study that uses living organisms or cellular and bio-molecular processes to make new products, solve problems, or provide new methods of production. Scientific and technological advances have transformed biotechnology techniques, which have opened the door to a variety of applications in areas such as health care, the environment, forestry, and industrial processes. Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. The Ph.D. in Biotechnology at Lakehead is a research-based, interdisciplinary graduate program focused on the professional development of scientists in two areas of specialization: Medical biotechnology and Environmental biotechnology with a focus on toxicology, waste, and emissions.
URL:Biotechnology (Ph.D.) at Lakehead University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $19,000

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

    Applicants for admission must be graduates of a recognized university and show evidence of scholarly achievement. Except where otherwise stated in the Admission Requirements of a particular program, students must have a Masters degree or its equivalent with an academic average as specified by the academic unit. An applicant holding a degree other than one in the discipline area to which admission is sought will be considered on the basis of Master's courses taken and academic standing. A Qualifying Year may be required at the Masters level to meet the admission standards. Courses taken as part of a Qualifying Year cannot be used as credit towards a doctoral degree.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 August 13, 2021