Microbiology, M.Sc. | University of California, Davis | Davis, United States
12 months
11700 USD/year
11700 USD/year
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The Microbiology Graduate Group at the University of California, Davis, offers interdisciplinary, interdepartmental training and combines academic and experimental training in modern molecular approaches to microbiological problems.


Key facts

Areas of research for the Microbiology program offered by the University of California, Davis, span fundamental, applied, and pathogenic microbiology, including bacterial and viral pathogenesis, eukaryotic microbiology, microbial genomics and genetics, microbial physiology and development, microbial ecology and environmental microbiology, cancer biology, and bioengineering and bioremediation. Current faculty members utilize molecular genetics to study the biology of individual microbes and also use microbial and non-microbial models for the study of specific cellular processes, including recombination, stress responses, aging, cancer, DNA repair, and mutagenesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microbial Biology
  • Recombinant DNA
  • Research rotations
  • Mechanisms for microbial interactions with hosts
  • Molecular biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The fee to apply is $105 (U.S. applicants) or $125 (international applicants)
  • In the prerequisite section of the application, please list all biology, biochemistry, and microbiology related coursework along with the received grade
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • UC Davis requires academic records from each college-level institution you have attended
  • Application (online)
  • Official university/college/community college transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11700 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Davis

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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