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Biology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

The purpose of the M.S. in Biology is to prepare students for teaching, research, and administrative careers in biological or biomedical sciences. Courses in this program provide a foundation in biochemistry, cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, microbiology, molecular biology, neurobiology, and virology. In addition, presentations and participation in a graduate seminar program prepare students to be effective teachers and communicators.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • A Literary Approach to Biology
  • General Biology
  • Mechanisms of Life
  • Medicine and Society

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

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

Every International applicant needs to:

  • Complete an application
  • Submit a $60 nonrefundable application fee
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency
  • Submit confirmation of financial support
  • Submit secondary school report with translated transcripts
  • Receive the admission packet with visa information.
  • Submit a Resume
  • Submit three (3) letters of reference
  • Submit GRE scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    44400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22200 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    44400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22200 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
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