Biological Sciences

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

24 months
19898 USD/year
19898 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The master's degree in Biological Sciences aims to train researchers in the field of life sciences and biomedical.


The Master of Biological Sciences trains professionals to serve as university professors or researchers in industry bodies or the state. Graduates contribute to the generation of knowledge in the areas of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, and participate in scientific development. The quality and diversity of the research groups that support the program encourage interdisciplinary academic environment.

The program is individualized  and is based on the research project that the student will perform under the direction of his tutor and around which all other curricular activities are organized.

The MA program culminates with the support and approval of oral grade student work. It's graduation requirement have written scientific article format the results of the thesis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Antimicrobials and mechanisms Antimicrobial Resistance

  • ecological theories

  • complex systems

  • Seminar 9. Ecology

  • Seminar 4. Population genetics

  • Symbiotic microorganisms

  • effective evaluation of biomedical research projects

  • Reef Ecology

  • Molecular biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




52 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Registration form  duly completed.
  • Payment of registration fees.
  • Have a professional degree from an institution recognized by the Ministry of Education or degree from a foreign university.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Approve an interview with the director of emphasis or his manager.
  • Candidates may apply to the master's program semiannually.
  • Notes undergraduate and photocopy of the title.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9949 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    19898 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9949 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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Biological Sciences
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