BSc (Honours) Biomedical Sciences

University of Windsor, Canada
BSc (Honours) Biomedical Sciences
Next enrollment cycle May 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 4,170,370
Course Accredited By OUCQA
4 Years On Campus Undergraduate Degree Up to 6% scholarship

Calling all future health professionals! This program gives you a strong background in biomedical sciences, fundamental to health and medicine. You’ll be in a lab within the first two weeks of this program and get the chance to conduct undergraduate research with hands-on learning in courses like CURE.

  • You’ll work alongside clinical researchers and medical professionals to learn about funding, project management, communication and other issues of cancer and health research.
  • Sample Courses: Human Anatomy, Genetics, Molecular Cell Biology, Cancer Undergraduate Research Education (CURE), Principles of Neuroscience, Biotechnology Laboratory, Pharmacology for Health Sciences
  • Career Tracks: Professional school (medicine, pharmacy, dentistry), industrial and government research and development, health and biomedical research in graduate studies, clinical researcher

Enrollment Cycles

  • May 2024
  • September 2024
  • January 2025

Entry Requirements

  • Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Chemistry/SCH4U, Biology/SBI4U. English/ENG4U.
  • Strongly Recommended: Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U
  • Recommended: Physics/SPH4U
  • Minimum Average: 75% (75% average of all science and math courses required, excluding Math of Data Management/MDM4U)
  • Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 88%

This Course is Honours 4-year program with Thesis Available

Total courses: 40
(a) BIOL-1101, BIOL-1111, BIOL-2111, BIOL-2040, BIOL-2071, BIOM-2131, BIOM-3500, BIOM-3530.

(b) Eight courses from: BIOM-2021, BIOL-2480, BIOM-3070 or BIOM-3071, BIOM-3400, BIOM-3540,
BIOM-3550, BIOM-3560, BIOM-3581, BIOM-3750, BIOM-4008, BIOM-4440 BIOM-4510, BIOM-4530,
BIOM-4540, BIOM-4550, BIOM-4560, BIOM-4590, BIOM-4904, BIOL-4450, BIOL-4481

(c) CHEM-1100, CHEM-1110, CHEM-2300, BIOC-2010, BIOC-3100, BIOC-3110, BIOC-3130.

(d) MATH-1720 (or MATH-1760), STAT-2910, and one pair of both PHYS-1400 and PHYS-1410 or
both PHYS-1300 (or PHYS-1400) and PHYS-1310

(e) Three courses from: BIOL-2050, BIOL-3022, BIOL-3142, BIOL-3571, CHEM-2200, CHEM-2310, CHEM2500, CHEM-3210, BIOC-4010, BIOC-4030, BIOC-4050, PHYS-3700.

(f) Six courses from any Science area.

(g) Four courses from any area of study. (Recommended: at least one Arts course and one Social
Science course).

Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirements (a) and (b), and any
courses taken in the major area of study.

Recommended Course Sequence

  • First Year: ten courses, including BIOL-1101, BIOL-1111, CHEM-1100, CHEM-1110, MATH-1720 (or
    MATH-1760, PHYS-1300 or PHYS-1400, PHYS-1310 or PHYS-1410, and STAT-2910.
  • Second Year: ten courses, including BIOL-2040, BIOL-2071, BIOL-2111, BIOM-2131, CHEM-2300, and
  • Third Year: ten courses, including BIOM-3500, BIOM-3530, BIOC-3100, BIOC-3110, and BIOC-3130.
  • Fourth Year: ten courses.
    BIOM-4440, BIOL-4450, and BIOL-4481 require the pre-requisite BIOL-2480.
    **BIOM-3581 and BIOM-4904 are 6 credit, 2 semester courses. Only students who have maintained a
    major average of 70% and a cumulative average of 60% will be considered for enrolment in BIOM4904. Registration in BIOM-4904 is competitive and requires the consent of the Head of Department.
  • It is recommended that students also take MATH-1730, particularly those students interested in

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