McGill University

Life Sciences: Microbiology and Molecular Biotechnology

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Biotechnology
Microbiology, General
Description:This interdisciplinary Specialization combines pure and applied microbiology with the complementary area of molecular biotechnology. Students in this Specialization can develop expertise in environmental microbiology, molecular genetics, microbial pathogenesis, cellular and molecular biology genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics and biotechnology.
URL:Life Sciences: Microbiology and Molecular Biotechnology at McGill University
Length:3 Year(s)
Careers:Microbiologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Fran├žais 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

Applicants must have completed Biology - NYA (OOUK), Chemistry - NYA, NYB (OOUL, OOUM), Mathematics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUN, OOUP, OOUQ), and Physics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUR, OOUS, OOUT). General Biology II (OOXU) and Organic Chemistry I (OOXV) are recommended for applicants to biological and pre-medical science programs.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]

* 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 August 17, 2021