M.Sc. On Campus

Molecular Biology and Genetics

Bilkent University

24 months
14500 USD/year
6616 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Molecular Biology and Genetics programme from Bilkent University is organized to provide an excellent training in basic and applied research areas of molecular biology and genetics.

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The main research activities of the Molecular Biology and Genetics programme from Bilkent University are on molecular genetics (genetic predisposition to cancer, tumor suppressor genes, gene-disease associations), molecular biology (regulation of transcription, differential expression, epigenetics), molecular cell biology (cell cycle, apoptosis, signal transduction). Immunology, bioinformatics, metabolic diseases.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods and Academic Publication Ethics
  • Academic Practices
  • Advanced Cellular Biology  
  • Advanced Molecular Biology
  • Advanced Molecular Genetics
  • Master's Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
153 (quantitative)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants are required to have a B.S. degree in molecular biology and genetics, biology, or in a related field of science or engineering. 
  • Students with a B.S. degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, physics or a related field may also apply; however, such students may be requested to take several undergraduate courses in molecular biology and genetics to acquire necessary background in the field. 
  • Evaluation of applicants is based on their ALES (Akademik Personel ve Lisansüstü Eğitimi Giriş Sınavı - Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Examination) scores, past academic records, reference letters and an interview. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6616 USD per year during 24 months.
  • 54,000 TL for national students 

Living costs for Ankara

1600 - 2350 TRY /month
Living costs

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


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