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bachelor

Degree

Honours Bachelor of Science in Plant Science

bachelor

Degree

Honours Bachelor of Science in Plant Science

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $28,358 CAD

  • Application fee

    $156 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    78 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 15-February-2021 2021-02-15

Overview

Honours Bachelor of Science in Plant Science

The University of Guelph is an internationally top-ranked university with both Biological Science and Agriculture colleges. The Plant Science program crosses college boundaries to bring the full range of plant science programming to students. Students in Plant Sciences, who graduate with a B.Sc. degree, have the freedom to merge studies in botany, ecology and agriculture in a way that best suits their interests. The breadth -- and the opportunities -- are unique in undergraduate Plant Sciences programs.

Guelph’s offers access to some of the world’s most respected scientists, teachers, and researchers as well as outstanding research and teaching facilities.

The Plant Science Major will help you investigate the many wonders of plants and prepare you to become a leader in the field of plant science. You will explore the intricacies of plant diversity, growth and development, plant-environment interactions, advances in molecular biology, and the wide variety of economic uses for plants. You will study these areas alongside one of the largest concentrations of plant scientists in Canada. This major will give you hands-on experience in plant ecology, systematic, physiology, botany, genetics, agriculture, ethnobotany and biotechnology, using the international expertise and advanced technologies found across the University.

Core courses in this major will provide you with a fundamental background in plant science. You can supplement these to pursue your personal interests with courses in an area of emphasis:

  • Applied Plant Science
  • Botany
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Plant Environmental Science
  • Unspecialized

Whether you are interested in preparation for graduate studies (M.Sc. or Ph.D), working in the public or private sector, or pursuing a career in the field, the laboratory, or an administrative role, the Plant Science Major allows you to achieve your needs and goals.

Sample Careers

  • Agricultural biotechnologist
  • Biosafety officer
  • Ecosystem biologist

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$35,334

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,404
Accommodation 1 bed room $6,976
Tuition 1 person $28,358

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

All applicants must request official transcripts from any and all of the following institutions previously attended:

high school, including summer school
university
college
night school
online courses taken at a provincial approved high school or learning center
an accredited private school or organization officially recognized or authorized as an institution of learning.
Required Supplementary Forms
Personal Support Letter
Student Profile Form
Education Declaration

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

89
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

60
60
listening
60
writing
60
speaking
60
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
If your English proficiency and/or grades do not meet admission requirements, you may wish to be considered for the Guaranteed Admission Pathway (GAP). The combination of the English Language Certificate Program (ELCP) and the Open Learning program provides a flexible option for guaranteed admission to Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts degrees. Save time by completing online courses toward your degree while you are completing your Advanced Certificate.

Duolingo English Test:Minimum overall score of 110
*Please note that the University of Guelph will be accepting Duolingo English Test scores for Fall 2021 admission only and will re-evaluate the opportunity for future use

Academic background and requirement

English Advanced Math 2 courses from: Biology, Chemistry, Physics 2 additional courses

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