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Biology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) , TX,
World class research faculty that work with a wide variety of organisms including plants, animals and microbes prepare students for careers in industry or the private sector for students looking for a position right out of graduate school. In addition, those students who wish to pursue a PhD in Biology often earn the Master of Science in Biology at Texas Tech University first.

About

The Master of Science in Biology at Texas Tech University provides students with advanced training in biological fields ranging from:

  • ecology
  • evolutionary
  • biology and genomics to cancer biology
  • comparative physiology
  • molecular biology. 

Accreditation

Texas Tech University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate, masters and doctorate degrees and certificates. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • animal physiology
  • ecology
  • evolution and systematic biology
  • microbiology
  • plant physiology
  • plant biotechnology
  • quantitative biology.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Application
  • Application fee
  • Unofficial transcripts of ALL post-secondary institutions attended, including a copy of official English translations for each transcript
  • Unofficial copies of all post-secondary diplomas earned*
  • Unofficial proof of English proficiency
  • Proof of financial support*
  • Passport bio page
  • GRE
  • Written Statement
  • Letter of Reference (3)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15251 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15251 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    15251 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15251 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    7781 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7781 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Lubbock

  • 909 - 1340 USD/month
    Living Costs

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