Prospective Students

All admission applications to VIU Biology are administered by the VIU Admissions Office. Learn more about admissions deadline, requirements and procedure.

Transfer from Another Post-Secondary Institution

  • Students intending to transfer to VIU from other BC post-secondary institutions are encouraged to follow the Flexible Pre-Major plan, and consult with the BC Transfer Guide for current information on transferable courses. The Flexible Pre-Major plan gives students useful information about the core courses that are transferable to receiving institutions in British Columbia.
  • Students who transfer to VIU to complete a bachelor degree must meet the VIU Residency Requirement
  • Transfer students are encouraged to meet with the BSc Degree Advisor soon upon receiving an admission offer from VIU.

Internal Transfer from Another VIU Program

Students already at VIU who want to transfer to the Bachelor of Science degree in Biology are encouraged to meet with the BSc Degree Advisor. Exemptions from some degree requirements may be available for students transferring from Fisheries and Aquaculture, Forestry, or Resource Management and Protection.

Students not currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Science will need to apply to the program. Learn more about admissions deadline, requirements and procedure.