expand search


DNA strand in blue that looks like a twisted ladder

Future Students

DNA strand in blue that looks like a twisted ladder



Apply what you learn in lectures, labs and fieldwork to our planet’s most significant biological challenges.

Biology is central to comprehending today’s most pressing concerns, from managing the spread of infectious diseases to how to sustainably feed a planet of seven billion people. In this leading program, you will study and research alongside faculty in state-of-the-art labs and collaborate with leading scientists in the field.

Accelerated Master's Degree

Earn your M.Sc. in Environmental and Life Sciences (ELS) within one year of graduation from your B.Sc. in Biology.

Degree Type

  • B.Sc.
  • B.Sc. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Take immersive field courses held in Canada or around the world, through the Ontario Universities Program in Field Biology
  • Undertake multiple internship or placement opportunities with collaborating organizations such as the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Parks Canada, local hospitals, pharmacies, and more
  • Pursue opportunities to undertake and lead your own independent research project


Biology and Chemistry

Popular Courses

Career Paths

  • Veterinarian
  • Bioinformation Specialist
  • BioMedical Sales Rep
  • Conservation Biologist
  • Physician
  • Pathologist
  • Genetic Counsellor
  • Zoologist
  • Toxicologist