Brock University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty of Graduate Studies
1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way
St. Catharines, ON
Canada L2S 3A1

PhD in Biological Sciences

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Science
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Description The department offers research-based graduate programs leading to MSc and PhD degrees in Biological Sciences in the following fields: Cell and Molecular Biology; Ecology and Evolution; Neurobiology and Physiology; Plant Sciences, Oenology and Viticulture.
Website: PhD in Biological Sciences at Brock University - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 80
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or CanTEST [min. 4.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
Successful completion of a Master's degree, or equivalent in Biological Sciences with an overall average of not less than 80%. Alternatively, students who have successfully completed one year in the Brock Biological Sciences MSc program, normally including completion of all MSc course work with grades of at least 80% in each course, may apply to transfer to the PhD program following successful completion of the Biological Sciences pre-doctoral exam. Current guidelines for transferring from the MSc to the PhD program should be obtained from the Graduate Program Director. Agreement from a faculty member to supervise the student is also required for admission to the program.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 20, 2018