Biomedical Sciences

Life Sciences Programs

Biomedical Sciences


OUAC Code:
Bachelor of Science
4-Year BSc (Honours) Biomedical Sciences
Program Description:
This exciting program is intended for students interested in a career in medicine or biomedical research. The program is offered jointly by the Departments of Biological Sciences and Community Health Sciences and is focused on the molecular basis of human health. It draws on the expertise of the Department of Community Health Sciences in the medical aspects of human health and the Department of Biological Sciences in the theory, methods and applications of molecular genetics. You’ll be exposed to topics in subjects such as human physiology, anatomy, pharmacology, microbiology, biochemistry and genetics. You’ll receive excellent preparation for biomedical research careers in emerging areas such as human genetics and molecular biology. 

If you plan to pursue a career in a health profession, you may wish to team up this degree with our one-of-a-kind Med Plus program.

• medicine and allied health professions
• medical research
• teaching
• forensic research
• pharmaceutical industry

 * Please note that some careers may require additional professional or graduate qualifications.


Entrance Requirements:
MHF4U or MCV4U (min. 70%), SCH4U (min. 70%), two from SBI4U, SPH4U, SES4U, a second 4U math or ENG4U. Strongly recommended subjects: ENG4U.

Applicants with 65-69% in SCH4U will be considered for admission, but will be required to pass a chemistry proficiency test or complete Introductory Chemistry (CHEM 1P00) prior to enrolling in CHEM 1F92. 

Expected Cut-off:
Mid 70s
Program Plan:
To see the courses that you will be taking within this program check the online Undergraduate Course Calendar

For more information contact
Heather Bellisario, Academic Advisor
905-688-5550 x4102