Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

Biology (MSc)

Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description:The Master of Science program in biology is research-intensive with an emphasis on creativity and innovation. Guided by a research supervisor and committee members, students develop expertise and master modern research methodology while expanding their knowledge and analytical and critical thinking skills. Students also develop an in-depth understanding of current scientific literature and enhance communication skills. This degree gives students the training, knowledge, and techniques to become effective scientists. The main fields of research include cell biology, biochemistry, conservation biology, ecology, animal behaviour, evolutionary biology, genomics, microbiology, molecular biology, plant biology and population genetics.
URL:Biology (MSc) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $13,517

Approximate total program costs in Canadian dollars (based on 2016-2017 rates). Amounts include tuition, compulsory fees, health and dental plan as well as international health insurance.


These are estimations of tuition fees for students enrolled in a fall term and who complete all degree requirements in 4 consecutive terms (45-credit Master's programs).

To estimate the cost of your education at Concordia and learn how tuition fees are calculated visit, concordia.ca/tuitionandfees

Careers:Biologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applications must include transcripts, reference letters, statement of purpose and research area. The statement of purpose should clearly articulate your interests in graduate studies and why you feel those interests will be best pursued in the Biology Department.

* 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 July 28, 2017

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