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BROCK UNIVERSITY, ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

St. Catharines, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1964Established Year
  19100Enrollment

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biotechnology)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

$ 11,752 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • The Master of Science in Biotechnology at Brock University is a 2-years program.
  • This program is offered on a full-time basis.
  • Biotechnology is the use of living organisms to produce goods and services for practical and industrial purposes.
  • Biotechnology has been used for centuries in fermentation and the making of bread and cheese, but today involves new scientific tools like genetic and protein engineering, cell fusion and production of monoclonal antibodies.
  • Biotechnology is a strategic technology and an important economic component of industrialized nations.
  • The student-faculty ratio of this college is 10:1.
  • At Brock University, the graduate programs offered by the Centre for Biotechnology encompass the broad fields of chemical and gene biotechnology.
  • These fields are interdisciplinary in nature and collaboration between participating faculty and departments is encouraged.
  • The acceptance rate of Brock University is 73%.
  • The students may have job opportunities in:
    • Product Development Technician
    • Research Scientist/Technician in Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/Food Science Industries
    • Technical Writer
    • Pharmaceutical sales
  • The Employment rate of Brock University is 95%. 

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 25,708 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
ExamsGMAT
Program Urlhttps://brocku.ca/programs/graduate/msc-btec/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility: 

  • Students must have a four-year degree, or its equivalent, from an accredited university with a minimum of 75%.

Language Requirments:

  • Students whose official language is not English are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS Scores. 

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • Students must have passed All India Senior School Certificate awarded by CBSE (after 12 years) or Indian School Certificate (ICSE) with a minimum B average.

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 requirement….Read More


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.
  • Two 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

Application are considered when received. Please contact the program directly for more details.


Scores Required

550 / 800

Avg. Score in

GMAT

105 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearsYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$11752$11752
Health insurance$540$540
Others$562$562
Total fees$12854$12854

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and board$ 6,255
Meal(5-day all-access)$ 3,600

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
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
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
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
  • The student 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.
  • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
  • A student 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 study permit:
    • 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

  • The Brock University Work-Study Program provides part-time, on-campus employment to eligible students.
  • Brock University has been collaborating to create greater opportunities for international students to work for the firm part-time.
  • The Brock University Work-Study Program offers students 10 hours a week working within many college departments.


Career and Placement after Course

  • Ph.D programs in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Medical Science, Biological Sciences
  • Professional degree programs: MBA, Medical School, Law School
  • Quality Control/Quality Assurance Laboratory Analyst
  • Product Development Technician
  • Research Scientist/Technician in Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology/Food Science Industries
  • Technical Writer
  • Pharmaceutical sales



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