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UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA - [U OF M], WINNIPEG, MANITOBA - PROGRAMS

Winnipeg, ManitobaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1877Established Year
  29620Enrollment

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Biotechnology)

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

Field of Study

$ 16,462 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • B.Sc Biotechnology at the University of Manitoba is offered as a full-time basis for a duration of 4-year with honours.
  • The University of Manitoba also ranked 16th in Maclean’s Top 20 in 2020.
  • Biotechnology is the application of the principles of chemistry, biochemistry and microbiology to the development of new technologies. Both Microbiology and Chemistry share in the teaching and administration of the program,
  • The Honours and cooperative work-study (co-op) programs provide experience in government, private sector and research laboratories.
  • This course can be taken as a Co-op (co-operative education) program which provides students internship opportunity.
  • The Student to ratio is 26:1.
  • Students can apply for scholarship programs initiated by the Government of Canada up to 40,664 USD per year.
  • The Employment rate of the University of Manitoba is 83%.
  • The living cost range in Canada is 4,500 USD – 10,800 per year.
  • The average salary goes up to 90,500 USD after completing this program.
  • Students have career opportunities to work in Research, Public health, Basic research, Graduate studies.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 65,848 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Aug 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
Program Urlhttp://umanitoba.ca/student/admissions/programs/biotechnology.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Minimum 2 courses at Advanced (A) level and 3 courses at Ordinary (O) level: no grades below a ‘D’ (GCE).
  • An IB diploma with 3 courses at a higher level (HL) and 3 courses at the standard level (SL): no grades below a ‘3’ (IB)
  • Grade 12 mathematics final grade should be 65% or higher
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Students must meet the minimum requirements in English and maths subjects up to 60%, after receiving an admission offer.
  • Students will need to submit school results for Class XI showing a competitive average and course registration for Class XII, or Class XII mid-year results.
  • Students in CBSE or CISCE schools, they present 75%+ on their final Class XII exams.

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.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
  • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • 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 your experience and skills.
  • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.
  • Exam scores likeGMAT, GRE are to be submitted.


Application Deadline

Fall
Aug 01


Scores Required

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$14325$14325$14325$14325
Books and supplies$1125$1125$1125$1125
Health insurance$1012$1012$1012$1012
Total fees$16462$16462$16462$16462

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 12,000
Transportation$ 780
Food$ 2,280

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #301/ 500

Biotechnology [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students will need to apply for a valid Student Visa before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is needed only if the program is of more than 6 months for international students.
  • The visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • Before applying for the student visa, one must have a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
  • 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 student visa:
    • 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

  • Both full-time and part-time students can avail of work while studying in Canada options.
  • A student can be hired for only one Work-Study position. Students can find and apply for jobs on Career Exploration and Education website.
  • Student eligibility for the Work-Study Program is based upon students meeting this criterion:
    • Have proof of a government student aid package of at least 1,500 USD
    • Be registered at the University of Toronto as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in both terms.
    • Have achieved a satisfactory academic standing with a minimum 2.0 institutional grade point average in their previous academic session
  • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:
    • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD
    • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 UDS
  • The students can work up to 20 hours per week off-campus or on-campus during regular breaks.

Career and Placement after Course

After completing this program students have job opportunities in:

  • Research
  • Public health
  • Industrial microbiology or chemistry: producing antibiotics, vaccines, bioethanol, enzymes and antibodies
  • Basic research
  • Graduate studies


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