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Palaeobiology
Bachelor of Science (b.s.c.) - Palaeobiology
Bachelor of Science (b.s.c.) - Palaeobiology

Bachelor of Science (b.s.c.) - Palaeobiology

  • ID:US010086
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$21,078.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$3,600.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$611.75
  • TuitionFee/Year:$21,078.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$3,600.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$611.75

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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  •  Required high school classes

  • SL or HL Mathematics

  • SL or HL Biology or Chemistry or Physics

  • Students can be admitted into this college with one subject deficiency that must be cleared before the second year of study.

  • Required grade average

  • Early admission: 24

  • If you apply by the early admission deadline and have an average of 24 or higher, you will be eligible for early admission.

  • Regular admission: 24

  • After the early admission deadline, we'll continue accepting applications until the final deadline. All applicants will be ranked by admission average and spaces will be offered to the top applicants. Based on last year's applicants, we expect to offer admission to students with an 24 average or above.

English Requirements

  • IELTS: Overall Band Score: 6.5 With minimum individual scores of:

    • Reading: 6

    • Listening: 6

    • Speaking: 6

    • Writing: 6

  • TOEFL: Internet Based:86 With minimum individual scores of:

    • Reading: 19

    • Listening: 19

    • Speaking: 19

    • Writing: 19

Course Information

Discover unique traces of life from millions of years ago and follow the evolution of species from the depths of geologic time.

What you will learn

Your studies will focus on the fossil record of ancient organisms and their living descendants. You will learn to analyse the distribution and function of fossil animals and plants, reconstructing their evolutionary paths. Such evolutionary relationships are then tied to environmental data to reconstruct  the fossil species way of life. You will learn about human, plant and animal diversity, morphology and history.

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A first-year schedule sample

This degree program is flexible and offers you the opportunity to take courses in different subject areas. Here’s what a typical first-year schedule might look like:

  • Course, Description

  • Fall Term

  • BIOL 120, The Nature of Life

  • MATH 110*, Calculus I

  • CHEM 112, General Chemistry I Structure Bonding and Properties of Materials

  • GEOL 121, Earth Processes

  • ANTH 111, One World Many Peoples Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

  • Winter Term

  • BIOL 121, The Diversity of Life

  • CHEM 115*, General Chemistry II Chemical Processes

  • GEOL 122, Earth History

  • ARCH 112, The Human Journey Introduction to Archaeology and Biological Anthropology

  • ENG 113*, Literature and Composition Reading Narrative

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Glaciologist

  • Oceanographer

  • Paleontologist

  • Paleobiologist

  • Conservationist

  • Parks and recreation officer

  • Environmental education and communication specialist

  • Museum curator

Ability to settle

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