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LANGARA COLLEGE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - PROGRAMS

Vancouver, British ColumbiaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1965Established Year
  22000Enrollment

Associate of Science (Biology)

 2 years
 69 Credits
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus
 Course Based

Field of Study

$ 15,266 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The Associate of Science in Biology offers 2 years (6 semesters) of course duration.
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis and on-campus.
  • The course contains a total of 64 credits.
  • The program offers an optional co-op work term, which provides an opportunity to gain practical experience with a local employer.
  • The Employment rate of Langara College is 95%.
  • When students study biology at Langara, they will examine all aspects of living things: from the molecules that make up the cells to entire ecosystems. 
  • Courses that students will study are:
    • General Biology
    • Biochemistry
    • Introduction to Genetics
    • Introduction to Ecology
    • Cell Biology
    • General Chemistry
  • Students will also be able to choose courses in numerous specialties, such as ecology, microbiology, genetics, as they focus more closely on their personal interests and career goals.
  • The average salary after this program goes up to 49,275 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Associate
Duration2 years
Total Credits69
Fees$ 35,944 for 2 years or 69 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 31)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Program Urlhttps://langara.ca/programs-and-courses/programs/biology/index.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Successful completion of a BC secondary program (Grade 12) or the equivalent 
  • Be at least 19 years of age by the first day of the first semester of attendance
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • Indian Students required Certificates and Marksheets of class 10th and 12th with a minimum of 50% in all compulsory and elective courses.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit Official post-secondary transcripts that show completion of at least one full academic year or a minimum of 24 university-level credits, from a recognized university or college.
  • ELP Scores: Students need to submit proof of English language proficiency (official test scores or transcripts) from the testing authority or school.
  • Student Visa: It is important for students that they must give the International Education Department a copy of their valid Student Visa, a copy of their passport, and proof of medical insurance.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 31

Spring
Jul 31

Summer
Nov 30


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

80 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$15266$14160
Books and supplies$1125$1125
Others$1581$1581
Total fees$17972$17972

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students will need to apply for a valid Student Visabefore entering Canada.
  • Before applying for a Student Visa at a Canadian visa office, they must have a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
  • A Student Visa is needed only if the program is of more than 6 months for international students.
  • A Student Visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • The cost of the Student Visa is 112 USD.
  • Student Visas are issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and application forms are available online or by paper.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Valid Passport
    • Two passport-size photos with name and date of birth written on the back
    • Letter of Acceptance(LOA)
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Students can work a maximum of 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks.
  • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, they will be limited to working 20 hours per week. 
  • An immigration officer may apply conditions on the type of work students may perform.
  • For example, they must pass an immigration medical examination before they begin work in health care, child care, or primary or secondary education.

Career and Placement after Course

Career opportunities are:

  • Biotechnology
  • The food and dairy industry
  • Hospitals
  • Universities
  • Government labs
  • Wineries
  • Breweries
  • Agricultural labs.


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