Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and Computing Science

Overview

If you want to explore the connections between computing and molecular biology and biochemistry, between computation and the health sciences, then you will be interested in this program. Understand the complex relationship between technology and the human body.

Degree: Bachelor of Science

This program is jointly offered by the Faculty of Applied Sciences and the Faculty of Science. You can start this program at the Surrey campus. 

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Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Biomechanician
  • Computational Biologist
  • Database Programmer
  • Gene Analyst
  • Protein Analyst
  • Researcher
  • Scientific Curator

Not sure where to start? Career Services can help you explore your options and create possibilities.

Admission requirements

If you are interested in this joint major, you can apply to either Molecular Biology and Biochemistry or Computing Science and must meet the requirements for the program you apply to.

How to apply

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

  • Go to https://apply.educationplannerbc.ca/sfu.jsp
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU, either:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Applied Sciences
      • select from the drop-down list of programs: BSC Computing Science

    or

    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Science
      • select from the drop-down list of programs: BSC Molecular Biol & Biochem or BSC Mol Bio & Biochem - Surrey

    After you have been admitted, speak to an advisor about the joint major option.