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Biological Sciences, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    52 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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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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