Biology is a dynamic field of study, where new research is leading to unprecedented advances in our understanding of plants, animals and microorganisms, and their interactions with each other, their environments, and humans.
Biology Undergraduate students outdoors at UBC Okanagan


Get your UBC degree in biology, biochemistry and molecular biology, ecology and evolutionary biology, microbiology, sustainability, or zoology. Go on to graduate studies or one of the many careers possible in the biological sciences.


Birds and Insects of UBC’s Okanagan Campus Calendar

The limited edition Birds of the UBC Okanagan Campus 2020 and Insects of the UBC Okanagan Campus 2020 wall calendars were created by a trio of camera-wielding biology professors.

A colourful collection of photos showing the diversity of UBC Okanagan’s campus wildlife is back by popular demand — and now on sale.


This Metallic Green Sweat Bee flying out of a Mariposa Lily

UBCO Okanagan Biology Graduate Student looking through a microscope in Lab


Our graduate programs offer tier-one research-based degrees to students in a collegial, close-knit setting. Our high-calibre graduate students dedicate themselves to bettering our world through research.


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The effect of global climate change on natural and managed ecosystems, emerging infectious diseases, food security, species extinctions — these are all critical current global problems being tackled by our faculty and students.


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