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Biochemistry

School: University of Waterloo
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Degree: Bachelor ; Honours
Field of Study: Biochemistry
Description: A combination of biology and chemistry, this diverse field appeals to those who want to know how living organisms function. As a biochemist, you'll be entering a field with unlimited potential for enriching people's daily lives. You could be examining DNA evidence in a crime lab or helping to develop the next drug to treat Alzheimer's disease. A broad discipline, biochemistry has applications in medical diagnosis, forensic science, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, industrial microbiology, and genetic engineering.

Our program includes lab-intensive courses in cell biology, molecular biology, physical biochemistry, and analytical and organic chemistry. Also available to you is our popular Biotechnology specialization, which will prepare you for a variety of opportunities in the growing field of biotechnology.
Website: Biochemistry at University of Waterloo
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:
International: $17,160.00
Careers: 1 career(s)

Admission Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*: 78
Prerequisites: These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade 12 English
  • Grade 12 Advanced Functions
  • Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors
  • Two of the following are required: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Mathematics of Data Management, or Physics. Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, and Physics are particularly recommended.

    Deadlines:
    Application Deadline Start Date
    March 31, 2013

    * 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.


     
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