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UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA - [UOTTAWA], OTTAWA, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Ottawa, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1848Established Year
  41951Enrollment

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Biology)

 3 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

Offered by     Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, University of Ottawa

$ 19,102 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Master of Science in Biology is a 3 years program at the University of Ottawa.
  • In this course, students have access to professors, courses, and facilities at both universities.
  • The Institute is a participating unit in the collaborative programs in Bioinformatics (at the master’s level), in Chemical and Environmental Toxicology (at the master’s and doctoral levels), in Environmental Sustainability (at the master's level) in Bioinformatics, and in Science, Society and Policy (at the master’s level).
  • The Ottawa-Carleton Institute of Biology (OCIB) combines the research strengths of the University of Ottawa and Carleton University.
  • The Institute offers graduate programs leading to the master’s (MSc) and doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in Biology.
  • In this program, the main areas of research in:
    • Cell and molecular biology
    • Ecology, behavior, and systematics
    • Physiology and biochemistry
  • This program is taught in English.
  • International students enrolled in a French-language program of study may be eligible for a differential tuition fee exemption.
  • The International Outlook of this Program is 89.6%.
  • The student to teacher ratio is 12:1 which helps increase in interaction between professors and students.
  • The majority of the classes have 20 students which boost Students Performance.
  • The Salary of the graduates will be between 38,322 USD - 50,358 USD.
  • The Employment rate after graduation is 92.8%.
  • To apply for any Scholarship a student must have at least 80% marks.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration3 years
Fees$ 61,281 for 3 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Offered by Faculty of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, University of Ottawa
Program Urlhttps://catalogue.uottawa.ca/en/graduate/master-science-biology/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Applicants have a bachelor’s degree in with a specialization, or a major in Biology (or equivalent) with a minimum average of 70% (B).
  • Need to have maintained a CGPA of at least 7.7/10 to be invited for an interview.

Language Requirments:

  • The students must be able to understand and fluently speak the language of instruction (French or English) in the program. Proof of linguistic proficiency may be required at the time of admission.
  • The students whose official language is not English must submit the English Language Proficiency scores like IELTS or TOEFL.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The students must have completed 10th and intermediate i.e 12th grade which has mathematics courses with 70% marks.
  • Have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum admission average of B+ (75%).
  • Applicants need to have maintained a CGPA of at least 7.7/10 to be invited for an interview.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the higher secondary education.
  • 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 the experience and skills of the student.
  • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 01

Winter
Aug 01

Summer
Jan 01


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

80 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fees$19102$19102$19102
Others$1325$1325$1325
Total fees$20427$20427$20427

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 4,420
Meals$ 5,350
Living expenses$ 2,990

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #151/ 500

Biology [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 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
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student Visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) are required to study in Canada. 
  • The Student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the student visa is 113 USD.
  • 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

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 USD.

The Applications are to be submitted on the university page for the future work term.

  • Spring/Summer term - March 14 to June 13
  • Fall term - August 1 to October 10
  • Winter term - December 1 to January 31

Some jobs available on campus are:

  • Student ambassador
  • Student mentor
  • Research assistant
  • Assistant editor
  • Assistant fundraising officer
  • Theatre costume assistant


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