B.Sc. Programs (Honors and Specialization)
Bachelor of Science degree programs in biochemistry are offered as both honors and specialization degrees. These degree programs are both offered through the Faculty of Science at the University of Alberta. The two programmes are similar but differ in terms of their core course requirements. The following links provide information about the expected course content of both programmes as well as information on how to register and what the current fee structure is for the degree programmes at the University of Alberta.
Biochemistry Honors BSc Program
Biochemistry Specialization BSc Program
Admission to the Faculty of Science
Costs, Tuition and Fees
Part of these programmes includes a research component (BIOCH 398/498/499); in addition, students who are in the Biochemistry program and who wish to have the experience of carrying out research are encouraged to apply for summer student positions. They can develop their own research skills, experience the fun of basic research and gain an understanding of how biochemistry labs operate. Students are also encouraged to complete a direct research project in one of the department's laboratories in their final year. Use this website to explore the range of research interests within the department. Please click here to view departmental faculty and their research interests. Information may also be provided by the Biochemistry Student Association to help with deciding on investigators to work with, contact them for further information.
If you are interested in a B.Sc. in Biochemistry, do not hesitate to call and make an appointment with the Program Advisor at (780) 492-5006. The Biochemistry Student Services Office is located in 581 Medical Sciences Building.