St. Francis Xavier University

Biology

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Program Information

School:St. Francis Xavier University
Faculty:Science
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description:When you study Biology at StFX, you’ll work in the classroom, the field and the lab. You’ll delve into the science of living organisms to explore the world, and the influence humans have on the global environment.

The StFX campus is five minutes away from rivers, estuaries and other marine aquatic habitats, and we’re equally close to Nova Scotia’s boreal forest. This emphasis on field and lab work means you’ll gain valuable hands-on experience while developing your critical thinking skills. Ultimately, studying Biology at StFX will give you an understanding of the structure and function of living things - from the cell to global ecological systems.
URL:Biology at St. Francis Xavier University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,436
Careers:Biologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Precalculus  or  Grade12 Calculus 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Chemistry 

For high school graduates, the minimum requirements include an average of 70% in Grade 12, with no marks below 65% in each of the required subjects.

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
Application Notes : Students whose first language is not English are normally required to submit proof of English language proficiency. Please see website for more details.

* 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 April 29, 2021