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Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

  • Investigates biological systems at the molecular and cellular levels
  • Involves the use of living cells and the materials they produce to create products for pharmaceutical, diagnostic, agricultural and environmental applications
  • Includes hands-on learning of sophisticated laboratory techniques and addresses medical and ethical aspects of this field

Course Descriptions - Biology


Minimum Admissions Average: 
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Second Average: 
(plus 70% secondary average)
Mean Admissions Average: 
  • ENG4U, MHF4U, SCH4U and SBI4U required. MVC4U is strongly recommended. SPH4U is recommended.

Science second average is the average of all science and math courses.

Career Tracks: 
  • Research & Development
  • Quality control
  • Clinical research
  • Manufacturing and production
  • Government and regulatory affairs
  • Information systems
  • Marketing and sales
  • Administration