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

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1959Established Year
  52300Enrollment

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Biomedical Science)

 3 years
 full time
  English
 honours & on campus

$ 22,121 

1st Year
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International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science at York University is offered as 3 years teaching program.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on both a full-time and part-time basis.
  • York's Biomedical Science program provides a comprehensive curriculum taught by the leading researchers in the field, including Samuel Benchimol, Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Health Research.
  • The degrees provided by the department are:
    • Bachelor of Science (BSc)
    • International Bachelor of Science (iBSc)
    • The Biomedical Science program focuses on emerging areas of biomedicine including physiology, microbiology, immunology, endocrinology, molecular genetics, and development.
    • The iBSc degree program reflects York's commitment to internationalization and requires students to acquire an international language and to gain international experience on exchange at one of York University's partner institutions abroad.
    • This four-year Honours program also allows students the option to do a minor in another related discipline such as Chemistry, Psychology, or Kinesiology and Health Science.
    • The Biomedical Science stream is designed to help students:
      • understand and explain the basic structures and fundamental processes of life at the molecular, cellular and population levels
      • effectively apply the scientific method for problem-solving and experimental design
      • collect, organize, analyze, interpret and present quantitative and qualitative data
      • identify and describe current issues and challenges within the field of biomedical science
      • demonstrate and apply fundamental biological laboratory techniques and skills
      • communicate effectively in written and oral forms.
    • Various learning skills workshops, outstanding libraries, academic accommodations, and transition programs designed to help students at every step of the way.
    • The average salary of the program goes up to 46,000 USD.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type Offered Bachelor
    Duration3 years
    Fees$ 2,004 for 3 years
    Delivery TypeFull Time
    Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
    Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
    Program Urlhttp://futurestudents.yorku.ca/program/biomedical-science

    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)
      •  And two additional 4U or M courses - recommendation(s) below:
        • SPH4U
    • To gain admission to this program, student’s academic average should be in the high 70s 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 in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics.

    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 3
    Tuition fees$22121$22121$22121
    Health insurance$668$668$668
    Books fees$1125$1125$1125
    Total fees$668$668$668

    Living Costs

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

    Ranking

    Round University Ranking 2018

    Ranked #230/ 500

    Medicine [ International ]


    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
    VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
    BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 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:

    • Biologists
    • Microbiologist
    • Virologist
    • Physician


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