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UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO - [UOFT], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1827Established Year
  88766Enrollment

Master (Biotechnology)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course Based

Field of Study

Offered by     School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto

$ 40,140 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • Master in Biotechnology at the University of Toronto is offered a 2-years (6 sessions) program.
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
  • The biotech is an interdisciplinary course-based professional degree program.
  • Lecturers from various University of Toronto Faculties, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries and governmental agencies provide a truly interdisciplinary learning experience.
  • The faculty and student ratio for this program is 1:19.
  • In this course, offering streams in both Biopharmaceutical and Digital Health Technologies, the 24-month program incorporates both science and business courses with 8 to 12 months of paid work experience in the industry.
  • The average salary goes up to 78,000 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 84,342 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 10)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
ExamsGRE
Offered by School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto
Program Urlhttps://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/programs/biotechnology/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field such as biological sciences, chemistry, engineering, and etc, or its equivalent, with a final-year average of at least mid-B from a recognized university.
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.00/4.00 which is equal to 7.0/10 to 7.4/10 CGPA or 70%.
  • Students must complete 9.0 graduate full-course equivalents (FCEs) over a 24-month period:
    • 4.5 FCEs MBiotech courses (includes credits for Seminar and Placement)
    • 3.5 FCEs Biopharmaceutical courses
    • 1.0 FCE elective course
  • Tests must have been taken within the last 24 months at the time of submission of their application.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTSTOEFL, and GRE to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Completed a master’s degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts: The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • Financial Documentation: The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Three Letter of Recommendation: This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose: This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV: This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • Tests Score statement: IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English proficiency testing results.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 10


Scores Required

93 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

309 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$40140$40140
Health insurance$477$477
Books and supplies$1554$1554
Total fees$42171$42171

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 3,700
Food$ 2,775
Transportation$ 980

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #19/ 500

Biotechnology [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • An immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
  • They must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
  • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
  • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
  • A visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • The students need these documents to apply for a student VISA:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Both full-time and part-time students can avail of work while studying in Canada options.
  • A student can be hired for only one Work-Study position. Students can find and apply for jobs on Career Exploration and Education website.
  • Student eligibility for the Work-Study Program is based upon students meeting this criterion:
    • Have proof of a government student aid package of at least 1,500 USD
    • Be registered at the University of Toronto as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in both terms
    • Have achieved a satisfactory academic standing with a minimum 2.0 institutional grade point average in their previous academic session
  • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:
    • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD
    • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 UDS
  • The students can work up to 20 hours per week off-campus or on-campus during regular breaks.


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