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University of Alberta

Department of Biological Sciences

Edmonton, AB

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Overview

University of Alberta / Department of Biological Sciences is located in Edmonton, AB, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (M Sc) Plant biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Microbiology and biotechnology
Master of Science (M Sc) Environmental biology and ecology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Systematics and evolution
Master of Science (M Sc) Microbiology and biotechnology
Master of Science (M Sc) Molecular biology and genetics
Master of Science (M Sc) Physiology and cell biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Physiology and cell biology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Plant biology
Master of Science (M Sc) Systematics and evolution
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Molecular biology and genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental biology and ecology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 29
Doctoral Degrees 31

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

206
Applied
87
Accepted
42%

Applying

0
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

270
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

87
Total faculty
Full-time - 72
Part-time - 15
Male (68)
Female (19)

Location & Contact

Address Edmonton, AB  T6G 2E1
Canada
Contact Laura Frost
Chair
Phone: 780-492-1904

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