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Flexibility and choice

Whether your interests are in molecular biology, ecology, or marine biology,Dalhousie’s Department of Biology offers the widest range of biology courses in Atlantic Canada.

High quality biology programs

  • three-year Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts
  • four-year major Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts, Honours option available
  • certificate and/or co-op options

The four-year major and Honours biology programs are popular among students who are interested in careers in medicine, dentistry, and the health professions such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy and nursing.

Double Major and Combined Honours programs are also available for students who wish to specialize in two subject areas. There are also vigorous MSc and PhD programs. The presence of these graduate students greatly enlivens the intellectual atmosphere of the department.