McMaster University

Health Sciences (Biomedical Sciences Specialization)

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Program Information

School:McMaster University
Faculty:Faculty of Health Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Biomedical Sciences, General
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Description:The specialization in Biomedical Sciences in the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) Program will provide students with the option of concentrating their studies in biomedical research.

Drawing on faculty from the Departments of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences and Pathology and Molecular Medicine, the specialization is designed to build on the existing principles of excellence in the BHSc Program, by incorporating fundamental concepts and experimental techniques used in biomedical research.
URL:Health Sciences (Biomedical Sciences Specialization) at McMaster University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $48,996
Enrolment #:160

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*90
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors  or  Grade12 Mathematics of Data Management 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
One non-math; non-science; non-technology 4U/M credit is required.
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 190] or DuoLingo [min. 115]
Application Notes : Students who have been asked to meet McMaster’s English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 190, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, TOEFL (iBT): 86, DUO: 115.

* 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 31, 2022