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Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

12 months
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About

Graduate-level research in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB) at the University of California, Santa Barbara spans a wide range of topics including biochemistry, cell biology, cell physiology, developmental biology, gene regulation, genetics, immunology, microbiology, molecular marine biology, neuro­biology, pharmacology, plant molecular biology and virology.

Overview

Program Details

The department offers graduate studies leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. Candidates for graduate degrees must meet university degree requirements found in the chapter, “Graduate Education at UCSB,” as well as departmental requirements.

The Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB) at the University of California, Santa Barbara offers the bachelor of science degree in four departmental majors—biochemistry-molecular biology, cell and developmental biology, microbiology, and pharmacology. In addition, it cooperates with the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology in offering the interdepartmental biological sciences major, with both B.A. and B.S. objectives.

Programme Structure

Courses
  • Biotechnology
  • The Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Agriculture
  • Environmental Health and Safety
  • Food Technology
  • Forensic Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • In addition to fulfilling university requirements for admission to graduate status described in the chapter “Graduate Education at UCSB,” the applicant will normally hold a bachelor’s degree in biology or a biological specialty area.
  • Undergraduate class work should include one year each of general biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, calculus, and physics. Upper-division courses should include biochemistry, genetics, and additional specialized electives relevant to preparation for graduate work in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology.
  • The general test (verbal, quantitative, and writing) of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required of all applicants. 

Tuition Fee

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    12852 USD/year
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  • National

    12852 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12852 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Santa Barbara

1640 - 2480 USD /month
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Funding

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