Master of Applied Science [M.ASc] (Biotechnology)
Field of Study
International Student Tution
- Master of Applied Science in Biotechnology at McGill University allows students to complete this course in 16 months.
- Students need to complete 45 credits successfully to graduate from this McGill’s Biotechnology program.
- The Department of Biotechnology offers M.ASc and Grad Cert programs that attract students from all over the world.
- The students to faculty ratio at McGill University for this Applied Science in Biotechnology program is 16:1.
- The M.ASc in Biotechnology at McGill University offers advanced training in the critical, historical, and theoretical analysis of:
- Molecular and cell biology
- This Applied Science program aims to prepare students for entry into the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry or to pursue further graduate studies in biomedicine, agriculture, or the environment.
- Students can choose from a wide range of complementary courses given throughout the McGill campuses to “design” their own program toward a future career choice.
- This Biotechnology program provides in-house training in molecular biology with a strong focus on the molecular/biochemical sciences.
- Concurrently, it provides teaching in management and gives students the opportunity to look at the business aspect of biotechnology.
- The job opportunities after graduation from this Biotechnology program that students get are:
- Biomanufacturing scientist,
- Regulatory affairs officer,
- Agricultural product researcher, etc., with an average salary of 47,250 USD.
|Degree Type Offered||Master|
|Fees||$ 43440 for 16 monthsor 45 Credits Program|
|Delivery Type||full time|
|Admission Intake||fall (Deadline - Mar 31)|
Eligibility & Entry Requirement
- Students must have an Honors degree in Biotechnology.
- Students holding a bachelor’s degree in another discipline may also be eligible for admission.
- A GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0 is required to apply for Applied Science in Biotechnology program at McGill University.
Indian Student Eligibility:
- Indian students need to maintain an overall average of 60% in each year.
- The minimum GPA required is 3.0/4.0 or students must have B grade in their degree.
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
Followings are the required document:
- Official Transcripts: Students have to submit a copy of their original transcripts.
- Letters of Reference: Students have to submit two letters of recommendation.
- ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL or other test scores.
|fall||Mar 31, 2021|
Closed for applications.
Fees & Funding
Tution & Application Fees
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Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020
Ranked #151 / 500
Biotechnology [ International ]
Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids
|Name||Amount||International Students Eligible||Application Deadline|
|Sandhya and Swati Sharma MBA Leadership Award||$ 7823||Yes||Mar 15, 2021|
|Jared J. Davis Grant||$ 1000||Yes||N/A|
|Debesh Kamal Scholarship||$ 1385||Yes||Apr 30, 2020|
|Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarships||Variable||Yes||N/A|
VISA & Work Study
- International applicants who are applying for a Canadian Student VISA are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa or ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
- Students need these documents for student visa application:
- Proof of Acceptance
- Proof of Identity
- Proof of Financial Support
- Work while studying International students on the study visa are still able to work 20 hours/week.
- Students can work part-time up to 20 hours a week combined on-campus and off-campus work during an academic session and full-time during a regularly scheduled break.