2 years
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

Entry Requirements

A Masters degree is normally completed in two calendar years. Part 1 (the first year) involves three courses of 30 points each and a research preparation course. Part 2 (the second year) is a full-time research project, leading to a thesis.


  • BIOL 361
  • BIOL 362
  • 45 points from BIOL 334, 335, 339, 340, 341, 342

Note: equivalent BMSC courses may be substituted for BIOL courses, with approval from the Head of School.

Masters candidates should have previously completed a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree with an average grade of B+ or higher in their 300 level courses.

Prospective students must also agree a thesis topic with a supervisor before enrolment in the programme.

Course Requirements

Part 1

  • 90 points from BIOL 430 – 440
  • CBIO 580 - research preparation

Part 2

  • CBIO 591 – thesis