Why study biochemistry and microbiology at UVic?

Find your edge in UVic's Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology.

Undergraduate studies

Interested in how cells in the body work? Curious about how the body fights infection? Want to discover how life-saving vaccines are made?

In biochemistry and microbiology, you’ll learn molecular biology and gain the lab skills and modern molecular techniques needed in biotechnology and the biomedical sciences.

Many students use biochemistry and microbiology programs to qualify for medicine, dentistry or veterinary medicine programs.