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Bioengineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #372 (QS) , KS,
The M.S. bioengineering degree program provides knowledge breadth in engineering and the biological sciences, and knowledge depth in a particular research area. The degree will prepare students for careers in private and public firms, and a university setting. A thesis is required.

About

The M.S. BIOE is evidence of an ability to work as an engineer and researcher, who is capable of some independent investigation, and who can present the results of that investigation cogently. The holder of the Master's degree will have completed significant course work, a thesis that describes an independent investigation, and will have passed a final examination on the research underlying the thesis.

The program is rigorous, and places high demands on the student. Students must demonstrate that they understand interdisciplinary concepts, are able to generate testable hypotheses, design experiments, and collect and analyze data, both independently and within team and interdisciplinary environments.

The degree aspirant works with an advisor from his or her selected track area to develop a formal Plan of Study. The track areas encompass the major research and educational themes within the BIOE degree program; each track has a director and affiliated faculty. The student selects from among track courses offered under the track areas to construct a comprehensive educational and research program that takes (a) advantage of the student’s background, (b) demonstrates academic and research skills, and (c) capitalizes on the strengths of the affiliated faculty.

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, University of Kansas (KU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Kansas (KU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Bioengineering
  • Bioengineering Colloquium 
  • Responsible Conduct in Engineering Research
  • Research

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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General Requirements

  • Statement of Academic Objectives
  • CV or Resume
  • Official Transcripts
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation-Letters should be on professional letterhead and include the name of the person providing the recommendation.
  • GRE Scores
  • English Proficiency Scores (if English is not your first language) 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    948 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 948 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    948 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 948 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    405 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 405 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Lawrence

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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