Biology

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Program emphasizes current research in diverse fields of biology. You will be guided by a group of dynamic and interactive professors, including many award winners (e.g. Steacie Fellows, Young Investigator award, York Research Chairs, Canada Research Chairs).

Study systems include a host of model and non-model organisms, as well as humans. York provides state-of-the-art facilities (e.g. molecular core facilities, mass spectroscopy) and encourages interaction among disciplines.

Join ongoing research in pure and applied biology including: molecular structure and interactions; genomics and proteomics; physiology; conservation biology, community and ecosystem studies; neurobiology

Stream and Specializations

  • Animal physiology
  • Ecology and evolution
  • Molecular and cellular biology

Contact the Biology program for more information about MSc and PhD programs, including part-time study options.

Degrees Offered

MSc

2 year(s)
  • Research Progress Evaluations
  • AND Thesis
  • AND Oral examination
B+
  • Full-time
2020-02-15
Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)577
Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)90-91
IELTS (Academic Module)7
YUELIAcademic Program Level 9 with Pass
YUELI Graduate Studies Preparation Program (GSPP)Graduate with Honours
MELABOverall score of 82, no component score less than 80
CAELOverall score of 65, no component score less than 60
Minimum CPE ScoreC1
Minimum CAE ScoreC

PhD

4-6 year(s)
  • Research Progress Evaluations
  • AND Preliminary examination
  • AND Dissertation oral examination
B+
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
2020-02-15
Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)577
Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)90-91
IELTS (Academic Module)7
YUELIAcademic Program Level 9 with Pass
YUELI Graduate Studies Preparation Program (GSPP)Graduate with Honours
MELABOverall score of 82, no component score less than 80
CAELOverall score of 65, no component score less than 60
Minimum CPE ScoreC1
Minimum CAE ScoreC

Additional Admission Requirements

Number of Recommendation(s)

  • 3 recommendation(s)

Other Requirements

  • Statement of interest
  • Resumé or CV



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