• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

The Master's Accelerator Program Biomedical Engineering (ME,MS) delivered by University of South Carolina builds deep technical skills through advanced coursework that uniquely combines engineering and biology. You will also learn important business skills by choosing the project management, entrepreneurship or technical track.

Research and study areas includes:

  • Biomechanics
  • Tissue engineering
  • Drug development and delivery
  • Biomonitoring and Biomeasurements
  • Biomaterials

Students have the option of either an ME (Master of Engineering) or MS (Master of Science) degree. Pursuing an MS degree requires completing a thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Biomedical Engineers
  • Delivery of Bioactive Agents
  • Engineering Analysis (exclusively for Master's Accelerator students)
  • Human Cell and Molecular Biology for Biomedical Engineers
  • Modeling and Simulation of Biomedical Systems
  • Special Topics in Biomedical Engineering
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Transport Phenomena in Biomedical Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores and has provided a recommended score range.

    Recommended Verbal Reasoning score:

    150

    Recommended Quantitative Reasoning score:

    153

    Recommended Analytical Writing score:

    3

    The recommended range represents scores typically accepted at this institution. Scores outside the range may still be considered.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test 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.

General Requirements

  • Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in biomedical engineering, bioengineering, chemical engineering or mechanical engineering, from an accredited university.
  • 3.0 GPA equivalent in all math courses taken 
  • Students must have successfully passed an undergraduate course in Cell & Molecular Biology or Biochemistry
  • Strongly Recommended: Calculus I, Calculus II, Calculus III and Differential Equations.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14635 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Direct Master's Accelerator (1 semester) - $14,635

Living costs for Columbia

  • 999 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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