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    Memorial University Of Newfoundland - [MUN], St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador - Programs And Fees

    St. John's, Newfoundland & LabradorLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1925established year
    18204enrollment
    7.6/10

    Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Biology)

    4 years
    120 Credits
    full time
    English
    honours, co-op & on-campus

    Field of Study 

    $8,595 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility: 

    • Students must have proof of their senior secondary school transcripts with a minimum B average.
    • Subjects required: English, Mathematics, Laboratory Science (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics) and Social Studies or Modern/Classical Language.
    • Students required a minimum overall grade of 70% in the required subject areas.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    • Students must have one of the following:
      • Higher Secondary Certificate
      • Indian School Certificate
      • Intermediate Examination Certificate
      • All India or Delhi Senior School Certificate
      • Pre-University Certificate or Higher Secondary School Certificate
    • Subjects required: English, Mathematics, Laboratory Science (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics) and Social Studies or Modern/Classical Language.
    • Students must have a minimum overall grade of 50% in the required subject areas.

    Language Requirments:

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

    Program Description

    • The BSc in Biology at the Memorial University of Newfoundland is a 4-year program with Honours.
    • This program is offered on a full-time basis.
    • Students will have the opportunity to apply to the Co-operative Education Program.
    • In Biology, joint programs are also available in:
      • Biology/behavioural neuroscience (B.Sc. honours)
      • Biochemistry/cell biology (B.Sc. honours)
      • Biology/Earth sciences (B.Sc. honours)
      • Biology/psychology (B.Sc. honours)
      • Biology/statistics (B.Sc. honours)
    • Students pursuing a B.Sc in biology have the option to declare a concentration in one of the following areas:
      • Applied ecology and conservation
      • Aquatic life
      • Biological tools and techniques
      • Biology for health professions
      • Comparative biology
      • Evolutionary ecology
      • Molecular, microbial, and cell biology
    • Biology is the study of life and of living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, and distribution. 
    • The student-faculty ratio of this college is 16:1.
    • The students may have job opportunities in:
      • Horticulturist
      • Science teacher
      • Veterinarian
    • The acceptance rate of the Memorial University of Newfoundland is 67%.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedBachelor
    Duration4 years
    Total Credits120
    Fees38508 for 4 yearsor 120 Credits Program
    Delivery Typefull time
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL,IELTS,PTE
    Program URLhttps://www.mun.ca/undergrad/programs/science/biology.php

    Required Document List

    The following are the required documents:

    • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
    • Official Transcript: Submit copies of an official transcript from post-secondary institutions attended in PDF format.
    • Personal Statement: This is a short statement (approximately one page) that details the reason for pursuing graduate studies with this department and their research interests.
    • Statement of Intent: 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

    Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to apply by:

    • March 1 for fall admission
    • Oct. 1 for winter admission
    • Feb. 1 for spring admission

    Scores Required

    79 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    58 / 90

    Avg. Score in

    PTE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition Fees$8595$8595$8595$8595
    Health Insurance Fees$392$392$392$392
    Others Fees$640$640$640$640
    Total Fees$9627$9627$9627$9627

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Room And Board$5418
    Meal$2175

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Axol Science Scholarship$2000YesJul 1, 2020
    ASID Foundation Legacy Scholarships$4000YesN/A
    BrokerFish International student scholarship$1000YesDec 21, 2020
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation ScholarshipVariableYesAug 30, 2020

    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

    • Students can work for 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks as per work-study norms.
    • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, the students will be limited to working 20 hours per week. 
    • An immigration officer may apply conditions on the type of work students may perform.

    Career and Placement after Course

    • Fisheries officer
    • Wildlife officer
    • Marine or aquaculture biologist
    • Bio or medical technologist

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