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Biochemistry, M.Sc.

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University rank #601 (WUR) Worcester, MA, United States
WPI’s coursework-based MS degree in Biochemistry is a part-time program designed for targeted, in-depth investigations in advanced topics in modern biochemistry. Our flexible plan of study and individualized advising helps you tailor the program to your interests and career goals.
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In collaboration with a program advisor, you will select courses from biochemistry, chemistry, and related disciplines. Advanced topics you can explore include regulation of gene expression, membrane biophysics, and functional genomics. You can supplement your studies with high-level undergraduate courses, as well as courses in engineering, business, mathematical sciences, and more.

You can choose a thesis option, consisting of high-level original research, or a non-thesis option with additional coursework. Hands-on research and lab work will also be an integral component of many of your courses.

Programme Structure

  • Chemical spectroscopy
  • Theory and applications of NMR spectroscopy
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Regulation of gene expression
  • Membrane biophysics

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Detailed Programme Facts

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    Admissions are rolling, but students seeking funding should apply by Jan 1 for fall and Oct 1 for spring.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

Application Requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Official transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities
  • Application fee of $70 (online by credit card, or by check or money order payable to WPI)
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    1566 USD/credit
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    1566 USD/credit
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Living costs for Worcester

  • 1100 - 1620 USD/month
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