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The University of Western Ontario

Department of Biology

London, ON

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The University of Western Ontario

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

Degree Number 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

Degree Requirement
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

Exam Details
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 1151 Richmond Street
London, ON  N6A 3K7
Canada
Contact Dr. Mark Bernards
Phone: 519-661-2111