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UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO - [UW], WATERLOO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Waterloo, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1957Established Year
  35156Enrollment

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Biochemistry)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course Based

$ 27,975 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • The  Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry is a 4-year program at the University of Waterloo.
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
  • This program is available as a co-op and regular program.
  • The students to faculty ratio for this program is 24:1.
  • This program focus on the main following areas:
    •  Introductory Cell Biology/Laboratory
    •  Physical and Chemical Properties of Matter/Laboratory
    •  Introduction to Biochemical Sciences
    •  Communication in the Sciences
    •  Introduction to Scientific Calculations
  • Students could be examining DNA evidence in a crime lab or helping to develop the next drug to treat Alzheimer's disease.
  • The program includes lab-intensive courses in cell biology, molecular biology, physical biochemistry, and analytical and organic chemistry.
  • The popular Biotechnology specialization, which will prepare students for a variety of opportunities in the growing field of biotechnology.
  • Waterloo is ranked internationally for both biology and chemistry.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 118,768 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 27)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
Program Urlhttps://uwaterloo.ca/find-out-more/programs/biochemistry

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students need to submit the marks to take admission in the bachelor’s degree:
    • Standard 12th Mathematics with a grade of 90%.
    • Standard 12th English with a grade of 90%.
    • Remaining Standard 12th courses, a minimum final grade of 85%.
  • Ontario students: six Grade 12 U and/or M courses including:
    • English (ENG4U) (minimum final grade of 70%)
    • Advanced Functions (minimum final grade of 70% is required)
    • Calculus and Vectors (minimum final grade of 70% is required)
    • Two of Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, Mathematics of Data Management, or Physics
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE.

Indian Students Eligibility:

  • Students have all Standard XII courses, a minimum final grade of 85%.
  • Students have all India Senior School Certificate awarded by CBSE.
  • Students have Indian School Certificate awarded by CISCE.
  • Students have other pre-university certificate awarded after 12 years of academic studies.


Required Document List

Followings are the required documents:

  • Official Transcripts: Students need to submit their copy of their original transcripts. Official transcripts are printed on security paper with the University of Waterloo seal and signature of the Registrar.
  • Statement of Interest: Statement of interest is one of the few ways to describe that faculty have to understand the student's motivation, the seriousness of purpose, and their level of commitment to the discipline.
  • Reference Letter:  Students will choose letter writers that will be able to comment on their academic record as well as other experiences or relevant skill sets. 
  • CV/Resume:  Students should probably provide a resume, a copy of their transcripts, as well as a copy of their statement of interest, and other relevant application material.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 27


Scores Required

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fee$27975$27975$27975$27975
Others$1717$1717$1717$1717
Total fee$29692$29692$29692$29692

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #301/ 500

Biotechnology [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Arthur F. Church Mechanical Engineering Scholarships $10,000 Yes N/A
Brian Le Lievre Scholarship $1,779 Yes N/A
Sandford Fleming Foundation Award for Academic Excellence Variable Yes N/A
A.B. McKie Memorial Scholarship $712 Yes N/A
University of Waterloo Merit Scholarship $710 Yes N/A
Accenture Award-University of Waterloo $2,000 Yes 15 Mar, 2020
Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship $7,496 Yes N/A
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
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
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
    • official Letter of Acceptance from the University of Waterloo.
    • Financial Evidence. 
    • Photos meeting Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) specifications.
    • Proof of medical examination
    • Police certificate
    • Biometrics 
    • Country-specific documents
    • Documents requested by the visa office based on individual circumstances

Work Study

  • The work-study program offers part-time, on-campus jobs for full-time students with financial need.
  • Work-study jobs pay minimum wage or higher. Students can earn up to 15,000 USD per term including vacation pay and benefits, and work a maximum of 10 hours per week.

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