40
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

The University of Western Ontario / Department of Biology is located in London, ON, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (M Sc)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
4
Accepted
57%

Applying

No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st Not reported Yes
Winter deadline November 1st Not reported No
Spring deadline March 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Requirements M!Sc or equivalent
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

40
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
92%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time (15)
Part-time (11)
Male (16)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Ecology systematics, plant biochemistry and physiology, yeast genetics, molecular biology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
800,000

Location & Contact

Address London, ON  N6A 5B8
Canada
Contact Dr. Mark Bernards
Phone: 519-661-2111