Duration: 8 semesters (4 years)
Credential: Honours Bachelor of Science Degree (from Lakehead University), Biotechnology – Health Diploma (from Georgian College)
Academic area: Degree Studies, Health, Wellness and Sciences
OUAC code: AA
Campuses: Years 1 and 2 – Georgian Barrie Campus, Years 3 and 4 – Lakehead Orillia Campus
Start date: Fall 2020
Have questions about Lakehead-Georgian degrees? Contact Courtney Duthie at 705.728.1968, ext. 5369
This interdisciplinary degree-diploma combination is offered by Lakehead University and Georgian College. Upon completion, you will receive both an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Applied Life Sciences from Lakehead University and the Biotechnology Diploma from Georgian College.
The degree-diploma combination focuses on the study of living organisms at the bio-molecular (or cellular) level. This program blends theories and practices from anthropology, biology, chemistry and physics with hands-on learning through laboratory courses, application of experimental techniques and use of scientific equipment. Students will explore diverse topics to understand the extent of biological diversity at the molecular level and develop critical thinking skills with respect to modern life science. Topics include:
Our focus on the practical application of your skills provides you with valuable laboratory and data analysis training, as well as experience working as part of an interprofessional team. As a graduate, you will be well prepared for a career in a biomedical field.
For more information on tuition fees, please visit our Finance and Fees page.
Program-specific requirements for Ontario high school students: Grade 12 U English, Grade 12 U Advanced Functions, Grade 12 U Biology, Grade 12 U Chemistry, and two additional Grade 12 U or M credits.
For more information, please visit our Admissions page.
To apply, please visit the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre at ouac.on.ca.
NOTE: Use the code AA when applying to the program through OUAC.
To view a full list of courses offered in this program, check out Lakehead’s Academic Calendar.