Department of Biological Sciences

From biomolecules to the biosphere.

Undergraduate programs

Our department offers six unique undergraduate programs.

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Graduate programs

Obtain your master's or doctorate with the Department of Biological Sciences.

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Research areas

With over 25 different research areas in four different clusters, our department boasts a diverse and prolific portfolio.

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Undergraduate Student Support Updates

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Fall 2020 - Mixed Delivery of Courses

Following the recent message from President McCauley announcing that instruction in the fall 2020 term will be provided through a combination of face-to-face and online or remote learning, the Faculty of Science is assessing our course offerings to reflect this approach.

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USC Service Update

As of June 1, the Undergraduate Science Centre (USC) is the home of all undergraduate student support in the Faculty of Science. Student support services are no longer available in department offices.

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CR/F Grades Information

This guide outlines how the Faculty of Science will use CR/F course grades to help you decide if applying for a CR grade is the right choice for you.

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Science Graduate Student Support Update

As part of a recent reorganization within the Faculty of Science we are providing all graduate students with an update on changes to graduate student support and services.  

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Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre

Learn about our partnership and study opportunities with the Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre (BMSC).

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