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Biology and Mathematics and Statistics

Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Have an interest in biology and a talent for math or statistics? If so, this combined program is for you. Use mathematics and statistics to model and analyze significant biological research questions. Strengthen your talent for math or statistics. Gain powerful tools that will make you a strong analyst.

Quick facts

Program options:
Bachelor degree
Study options:
Full-time study, Part-time study
Program delivery:
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional

Areas of focus

  • Mathematical biology
  • Biostatistics
  • Bioinformatics


  • Bioinformatician
  • Biostatistician
  • Computational biologist
  • Mathematical modeller

Sample courses

  • Principles of Ecology - BIOL 215
  • Study Design and Data Analysis - BIOL 330
  • Community and Ecosystem Ecology - BIOL 462
  • Food Web Ecology - BIOL 468


Apply to the Faculty of Science as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

When you submit your application, choose one of Biology, Mathematics or Statistics as your program of interest. You can declare the combined Biology and Mathematics and Statistics program as your major after one or more years of full-time study.

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English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

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We'll walk you through all of the steps in the process, from submitting your online application to accepting your offer of admission.

Program planning

Is this program the right fit for you? Use our program planning worksheets to get a good idea of what your studies will look like.

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