Applied Life Sciences (Georgian College Partnership)

Program Description (Pending Senate Approval)

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 in order to understand the extent of biological diversity at the molecular level and develop critical thinking skills with respect to modern life science. These topics include cell biology, genetics, microbiology, biochemistry, physiology and pharmacology.

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.

Admission Information

Admission Requirements
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This program is offered in partnership between Lakehead University and Georgian College. The first two years of the program will be offered at Georgian College - Barrie campus with the final two years of the program at Lakehead University - Orillia campus.

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