Suburban setting
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Overview

University of Victoria / Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology is located in Victoria, BC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 1

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Seminar
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Seminar, candidacy exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

37
Applied
16
Accepted
5
Enrolled
43%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 31st December 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum B+ average
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum B+ average, M!Sc
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time (14)
Part-time (1)
Male (12)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular pathogenesis, prokaryotic, eukaryotic, macromolecular interactions, microbial surfaces, virology, molecular genetics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,200,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 1700 STN CSC
Victoria, BC  V8W 2Y2
Canada
Contact Robert D. Burke
Phone: 250-721-7211