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  • The study of the structure and function of biomolecules
  • Provides an understanding of biomolecular interactions relevant to cell biology and human diseases 

Course Descriptions - Biochemistry


Minimum Admissions Average: 
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biochemistry
Second Average: 
(plus 70% secondary average)
Mean Admissions Average: 
  • ENG4U, MHF4U, SCH4U and SBI4U required. MCV4U is strongly recommended. SPH4U is recommended.
Science second average is the average of all science and math courses.


Career Tracks: 
  • Graduate studies 
  • Professional schools in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, veterinary and chiropractic (with careful selection of courses)
  • Biopharmaceutical and biotechnology industries
  • University or government research laboratories
  • Clinical investigations and medical research
  • Education (with additional studies)