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Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences - Pharmaceutical Sciences

The University of Montana

M.Sc.
24 months
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262 USD/credit
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About

Nestled in the heart of western Montana’s stunning natural landscape, the University of Montana is a place where top-tier students, educators and researchers from across the country and around the globe come and thrive. UM is located in Missoula, Montana’s second-largest city with a population of 80,000 residents. 

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Overview

Students in the M.S. programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences study and perform research in cardiovascular pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, pharmacogenetics, and cancer research. Students with a background in the biological, biomedical, or chemical sciences are encouraged to consider graduate study in this program.

Roughly 15,000 students attend UM and Missoula College, where they receive a world-class educationin a broad range of subjects that include the trades, liberal arts, graduate and postdoctoral study and professional training. Read our 2013 Assessment reports.

The main campus spans 56 acres at the base of Mount Sentinel along the Clark Fork River and includes the park-like Oval at the center of campus, more than 60 architecturally unique buildings and a 25,200-seat football stadium. UM's 180-acre South Campus offers student housing, a golf course, soccer fields and an outdoor track facility. Missoula College occupies two sites in central and west Missoula.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Research Laboratory Rotations
  • Advanced Cellular Biochemistry
  • Research/Thesis
  • Pharmacology 
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology & Toxicol
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Toxicology I – Principles of Toxicology
  • Neurosciences 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Priority will be given to complete applications submitted by December 1

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 credits* alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $60.00 US application fee (paid online with the application),
  • 3 letters of recommendation,
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended,
  • Personal statement, 
  • Official General GRE scores (and TOEFL if international applicant) sent from ETS;

Tuition Fee

  • International

    262 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 262 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    262 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 262 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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