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Biomedical Science

Personalize your degree and gain the competitive edge by studying in the only Biomedical Science program of its kind in Ontario.

Trent’s unique Biomedical Science degree combines the study of biology and medicine, allowing you to examine the impact of disease on human health. In this program, you’ll study a range of medical and health-related topics such as cell biology, anatomy and biochemistry. You’ll gain a better understanding of how the many levels and approaches to health and medicine are complementary, and you’ll learn to apply these principles to assess and solve problems as they relate to real-world health issues.

Degree Type

  • B.Sc. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Gain valuable, real-world experience in a medical or health-care related setting through a capstone internship or placement courses, something that no other Ontario university offers in a four-year Biomedical Science degree
  • Work alongside leading faculty in state-of-the-art research facilities, as well as healthcare professionals in the community
  • Complete a fourth-year honours research thesis

Ontario Secondary School Requirements

General Admission Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%

Program Specific Prerequisites:

SBI4U, SCH4U, and MHF4U or MCV4U, and SPH4U or SES4U

Popular Courses

Career Paths

  • Medical Researcher
  • Pathologist
  • Rsearch Scientist
  • Genetisist
  • Neurobiologist
  • Research Scientist
  • Geneticist
  • Scientific Journalist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Optometrist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Audiologist