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Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics

Illinois Institute of Technology

12 months
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1614 USD/credit 48420 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics program at the Illinois Institute of Technology complements more traditional graduate programs in biology, chemistry, and physics by offering an integrated, molecular-based approach to understanding biological problems, taking insights from all three disciplines.

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Overview

The program at the Illinois Institute of Technology focusses on biophysical approaches to determine the structure of macromolecules and macromolecular assemblies. Faculty advisers are chosen from any participating department, regardless of affiliation to a particular discipline. A particular strength of the participating faculty is structural studies.

Enrolling in the M.S. in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics program allows students access to the state-of-the-art X-ray facilities at the nearby Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory, one of the most intense X-ray sources in the world.

Program Overview

The program focuses on biophysical approaches to determine the structure of macromolecules and macromolecular assemblies. Enrollment allows access to the X-ray facilities at the nearby Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory, one of the world's most intense X-ray sources.

Career Opportunities

An advanced degree opens more career opportunities to higher-paying jobs. Careers associated with molecular biochemistry and biophysics include:

  • Analytical chemist
  • Biomedical scientist
  • Health care scientist, clinical biochemistry
  • Biotechnician
  • Cytologist

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology of Cells
  • Biochemistry Lectures
  • Advanced Biochemistry Lectures
  • Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry Laboratory
  • Laboratory in Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Macromolecular Structure Determination
  • Biophysics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
2.5 (analytical)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA minimum: 3.0/4.0

  • TOEFL minimum: 80
  • GRE minimum scores:
  • 299 (quantitative and verbal), 2.5 (analytical writing)
  • Meeting the minimum GRE and GPA standards does not guarantee admission into the program. Other factors that will be considered prior admission are letters of recommendation and a personal statement.

Tuition Fee

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    48420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1614 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    48420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1614 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
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