About the course
The undergraduate curriculum stresses central aspects of biology required for a balanced education, namely, form and function, cell and molecular biology, genetics and evolution, biodiversity, systematics, ecology and environmental biology. Students are enthusiastically supported in their quest for a career in any of several biological disciplines, the health-related fields, in teaching or in research. The Department of Biology provides a sound education for the needs of both science-based, professional career students and those who wish to understand the complexity of the living world and apply that knowledge in a specific way. The Department offers several programs structured to fulfill various interests. Students considering a career in the health-related fields, and those who are contemplating a career in science as researchers and educators at the MSc and PhD level, are advised to register in one of the following programs, depending on ones specific interest: Honours BSc (Biology Major), BSc (Joint Major in Biology and Chemistry) or the HBESc (Biology Major). The BSc (Natural Science Major) is viewed as a terminal degree in biology, it will appeal to those who may not wish to pursue the career-scientist route but may wish to apply a basic knowledge of biology to their chosen career. An interest in Biology can also be pursued in combination with Outdoor Recreation (HBOR/BSc Natural Science) and Education (HBSc Biology/BEd and BSc Natural Science/BEd).
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CAD 22,601
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4 Years
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3 Years
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Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
, 2023 Duration 4 Years Course fee CAD 27,295
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City Open Now Campus Thunder Bay Campus
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Lakehead University

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Lakehead University, a vibrant and forward-thinking institution in Ontario, Canada, provides a transformative education that celebrates all of its students as valued leaders of the future. It is known worldwide for providing an exceptional learner-centered experience.
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Thunder Bay Campus - Lakehead University

955 Oliver Rd, Thunder Bay ON P7B 5E1

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Lakehead Universitys original campus is located in the City of Thunder Bay. Lakehead University is situated in the heart of the city and is located minutes away from all the amenities and services you need. Fields and green space surround our campus and all buildings are conveniently located together in one location creating a true campus feel. Many of the Universitys buildings are grouped around Lake Tamblyn and our residence complexes hug the banks of the McIntyre River. Underground tunnels connect many of the main, centralized buildings on campus, allowing for easy access between classes and facilities. Paved trails surround the campus making it the perfect place to take advantage of taking in the beauty of the area whether you are walking, jogging, rollerblading, bicycling, or, in the winter, cross-country skiing!