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With a McGill Biology Major or Honours Degree, You Will...

With a McGill Biology Major or Honours Degree, You Will...
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Have broad knowledge of fundamental biological concepts spanning molecules and cells to organisms and ecosystems, including development, behaviour and evolution.

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Acquire hands-on experience in the laboratory and/or the field working with plants, animals and/or microorganisms in a variety of contexts.

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Collect and assemble biological data and apply mathematical and statistical methods to interpret data in order to answer questions in biology.

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Apply critical thinking, analysis and inquiry skills to complex issues in biology, both independently and as a member of a team.

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Synthesize knowledge and effectively communicate in both written and oral forms about issues in biology both to expert and non-expert audiences.

 

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