Biomedical Sciences (BSc (Hons))
Full Time: Four Year; Five-Year Co-op
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2019 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.
Co-op option with paid work experience; volunteer terms or summer research internships; thesis project or capstone assignment; close proximity to the biomedical industry.
Enter this large and growing field with a strong demand for qualified practitioners and researchers: work in clinical and forensic laboratories; biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries; biomedical research institutions; health administration and
policy organizations; consulting management companies, patent law firms. Pursue a graduate degree in molecular science (MSc and PhD) or a professional degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy or physiotherapy.
What You Need to Know
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.
Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:
- English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
- Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
- Two of Biology (SBI4U), Chemistry (SCH4U) or Physics (SPH4U)
- Note: the minimum grade(s) required in the subject prerequisites (normally in the 65-70% range) will be determined subject to competition.
- Completion of all three science courses is recommended.
Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at: