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Biotechnology

The University of Texas at San Antonio

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
51928 USD/year
51928 USD/year
16872 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science degree in Biotechnology offers opportunities for rigorous, advanced study and research in biotechnology, in order to prepare students for employment and research in this rapidly advancing and expanding field.  

Overview

Why pursue an M.S. in Biotechnology at UTSA?

  • Only University in San Antonio offering post-graduate training in Biotechnology.
  • The Biomedical/Biotechnology industry is one of the largest industries in San Antonio
  • Program includes hands-on laboratory training for every student in the program in techniques widely used in academic and biotechnology research labs.

A broad common base of knowledge for biotechnology is provided in the Master's degree by a comprehensive core curriculum that includes key areas in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology and immunology.  Additional coursework is selected from a list of laboratory courses (some required) and approved electives in a broad range of subjects. The opportunity to develop additional technical expertise may also be available through an internship in biotechnology-based companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Biotechnology Laboratory
  • Recombinant Protein Biotechnology Laboratory
  • Biochemistry for Biotechnology
  • Applications of Recombinant DNA Technology
  • Plant Biotechnology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply Online - Graduate Application
  • Domestic Application Fee: $50 / International Application Fee: $90
  • All applicants must submit the completed application with all of the required materials to complete their application
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Test Scores
  • Personal Statement/Letter of Intent/Artist Statement
  • CV/Resume
  • Any additional application requirements may be uploaded

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25964 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    51928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25964 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    16872 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8436 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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