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Biophysics

University at Buffalo

24 months
Duration
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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About

Our program in Biophysics, offered by the University at Buffalo, focuses on membrane proteins, image processing, and the development of new technologies that can be applied to human health and disease.

Overview

The MS program in Biophysics, offered by the University at Buffalo, is designed for students seeking a career in academia or industry.

Programs of study are conducted in experimental, theoretical, and translational biophysics. Areas of experimental interest include structural biology, properties of membrane ionic channels, receptors, and transporters, and synaptic processes in neurons.  Organ systems include the heart, kidney, gastrointestinal and nervous systems.

Theoretical topics include stochastic methods, modeling of biological systems, and nervous system theory. The program in biophysics is interdisciplinary and draws on the diverse resources throughout the university’s scientific community.

The graduate program leading to the MS degree in Biophysical Sciences is intended to provide a sound scientific foundation for those planning to pursue a career in research, teaching, or applied biomedical fields. In order to promote the achievement of this objective, the following program requirements have been adopted:

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Cell Biology 
  • Neural Engineering
  • Structure & Function in Genes and Proteins
  • Regulation of Metabolism
  • Biomaterials: Cell-Surface Phenomenon
  • Medical Biophysics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • International students: Regardless of your program’s deadline, it is recommended that you apply at least 6-9 months prior to the term start date.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree (or higher) or the equivalent from an accredited/government recognized college or university. Most such degrees will be four or more years in length; UB recognizes some three-year degrees, but not all
  • A B-grade (GPA of 3.0) or higher from your bachelor's degree (or equivalent) courses. Grade point averages from non-U.S. universities will be evaluated by UB's Office of International Admissions
  • Appropriate standardized test scores (DAT, GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MAT, MCAT, PCAT, etc.). Not all programs require test scores. See the official academic test scores section below for more information
  • Letters of recommendation
  • An internship or relevant work experience (for some programs)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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