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YORK UNIVERSITY - [YU], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1959Established Year
  52300Enrollment

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Biochemistry)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

$ 22,121 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry at York University is offered as 4 years teaching program.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on both a full-time and part-time basis.
  • The Biochemistry program at York is a student’s gateway to an exciting and rapidly evolving field.
  • It is the study of the chemistry of life, and as all fields of biology are increasingly seeking understanding at the molecular and submolecular levels.
  • The Sample Schedule (First-year) are:
    • Chemistry
    • Biology
    • Physics
    • Calculus
    • Computer Use
    • Non-Science Requirement
  • As a Biochemistry student, they will explore the structure and properties of biological molecules and the relationship between their chemical structure and their function in living systems.
  • This four-year program provides students with hands-on training in the laboratory right from the very first year.
  • A fourth-year research project serves as the capstone course of a student’s degree, preparing them for many challenging careers.
  • York Biochemistry students get meaningful and well-paid jobs in research, in industry, and in teaching. Other students go on to pursue graduate studies or, other prestigious universities in Canada and abroad.
  • York houses are the center for research on Biomolecular Interactions which houses consist of more than 70 professors, researchers, graduate, and undergraduate students.
  • The Centre uses cutting-edge approaches to gain a full understanding of key molecular players and events that can lead to disease, and by doing so, hopes to address the prevention and future treatment of many diseases.
  • The department provides extensive facilities and biochemistry lab outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment provides students with hands-on training in the laboratory.
  • The average salry of the program goes up to 46,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 95,656 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
Program Urlhttp://futurestudents.yorku.ca/program/biochemistry

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  •  Students must complete an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) degree.
  •  Students must have to complete the following course such as:
    • English (ENG4U)
    • Advanced Functions (MHF4U) 
    • Biology (SBI4U)
    • Chemistry (SCH4U)
    •  Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)
    •  And two additional 4U or M courses - recommendation (s) below:
      • SPH4U
      • 4U French
  • To gain admission to this program, the student’s academic average should be in the low-to-mid 80s.

Indian Student Eligibility

Indian students are eligible to apply if they have any one of the following certificates:

  • All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSCE)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC)
  • Intermediate Examination Certificate
  • Pre-University Examination Certificate
  • Students also have to complete the Grade XII physics, biology, chemistry, and math.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem…. Read More


Required Document List

Following Documents are required to attend this program:

  • Online application form: Students have to submit an online application form at the official website.
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
  • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
  • Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 01

Winter
Oct 15

Summer
Feb 15


Scores Required

83 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$22121$22121$22121$22121
Health insurance$668$668$668$668
Books fees$1125$1125$1125$1125
Total fees$23914$23914$23914$23914

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 4,441
Food$ 3,750

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student VISA authorizes students to study in Canada legally.
  • International students will receive their Study Permits in the form of a paper document which will usually be attached to the passport at the Canadian port of entry.
  • Temporary Resident Visas (TRVs), commonly called Entry Visas, are to be obtained by foreign nationals who require visas to enter Canada, while Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) allows foreign nationals from visa-exempted countries to enter Canada without a visa.

Work Study

Eligibility:

  • The student must have a valid study permit for the period of employment.
  • He/She should meet the specific skills and experience requirements set by the sponsoring department.

Restrictions:

  • All students are permitted to accept one Work-Study position only per program period.
  • Non-degree students (i.e. visiting students, students on a LOP) are not eligible for Work-Study.
  • Students are not eligible to hold a work-study position in the same term in which they are holding an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (or equivalent).

Salary Rate:

  • Hourly rates vary with the nature of the job, the scope of responsibilities and work experience.
  • The salary range will be indicated on the job posting and/or students will be advised by the employer during the interview.
  • Work/study students are paid by their hiring department through York's payroll system.
  • Student Financial Services does not pay students and cannot make adjustments to pay.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Nutritionists
  • Pharmaceutical Researcher
  • Quality-Control Scientist
  • Forensic Scientist


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