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Biology and Marine Biology

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
22183 USD/year
22183 USD/year
12292 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Biology and Marine Biology program of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth provides continued graduate education and research experience in general biology or marine biology.

Overview

Specific areas of study in the Biology and Marine Biology program of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth include, but are not limited to:

  • animal behavior
  • coastal ecology
  • computational biology
  • developmental biology
  • evolutionary biology
  • genomics
  • immunology
  • microbiology
  • physiology

For a degree in marine biology, it is expected that your research project has a marine focus, and that the curriculum includes at least one marine biology course.

Programme Structure

 Courses include:

  • Marine Benthic Ecology
  • Biological Oceanography
  • Animal Behavior, Development, Evolution
  • Computational Biology
  • Molecular Biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

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.
100
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose: 300 - 600 words. Indicate your graduate study objectives, research interests and experience, and business or industry experience if applicable. If you are applying for a teaching or research assistantship, include any special skills or experience that would assist in assistantship decisions.
  • Official transcripts: from all post-secondary institutions attended (regardless if a credential is earned or not). Transcripts should show class rank if available.
  • Official GRE score: sent directly from ETS; copies/scans not accepted. 
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores sent directly from ETS or testing agency; copies/scans not accepted

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22183 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22183 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22183 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22183 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    12292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12292 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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