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Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #139 (WUR) Medford, MA, United States
The Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology will offer strong interdisciplinary training across a spectrum of biomedically related translational areas. The new training program has its roots in a highly successful integrated first year curriculum that provides a strong foundation in biomedical research.

Overview

Our program brings together over 70 faculty based on the Health Sciences Campus of Tufts University in the schools of Medicine, Dental Medicine, and Nutrition as well as scientists based at the Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging. Faculty based in the School of Engineering and the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine as well as at the Maine Medical Center Research Institute are also active participants.

Students entering CMDB have the ability to select one of four concentrations of study:

  • Structural & Chemical Biology
  • Developmental & Regenerative Biology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Molecular & Cellular Medicine

Programme Structure

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Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    100

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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General Requirements

  • Letters of Recommendation.
  • High School Transcript(s)
  • Senior Grades: All applicants will be required to send their senior grades as part of their application.
  • For applicants to the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering or the Combined Degree Programs with the SMFA at Tufts or the NEC: SAT with two subject tests or ACT
  • $75 Application Fee or Fee Waiver
  • A written request from your college counselor or school official who can attest that the fee would represent a financial hardship.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51288 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    51288 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51288 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Medford

  • 1458 - 3020 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

  • Undegraduate Students:

Depending on your eligibility, you may borrow a Federal Direct Subsidized Loan in amounts up to $3500 in the first year, $4500 in the second year, and $5500 in each of the third and fourth years.

Tufts Loans are need-based, institutional undergraduate loans which range from $500 to $2,000.

Subsidized Perkins Loans loans cannot exceed $4,000 per year for undergraduate study, and $20,000 for all years of undergraduate study.

  • Graduate Students:

This federal loan is available to students who are U.S. citizens or eligible noncitizens enrolled at least half-time in a degree-seeking or certificate program. Unsubsidized means that all interest charges for this loan are your responsibility.

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