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MCGILL UNIVERSITY, MONTREAL, QUEBEC - PROGRAMS

Montreal, QuebecLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1821Established Year
  40493Enrollment

Master of Applied Science [M.ASc] (Biotechnology)

 2 years
 45 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course Based

Field of Study

$ 13,583 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • Master of Applied Science in Biotechnology at McGill University allows students to complete this course in 2 years.
  • 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
    • Genetics
    • Chemistry 
    • Biochemistry
  • 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.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Total Credits45
Fees$ 30,050 for 2 years or 45 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 31)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Program Urlhttps://www.mcgill.ca/study/2019-2020/faculties/macdonald/graduate/programs/master-science-applie...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • 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.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 31


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$13583$13583
Health insurance$871$871
Others$571$571
Total fees$15025$15025

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 9,789
Food$ 4,106

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2018

Ranked #101/ 500

Biotechnology [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 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
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • 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 Study

  • 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.


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