We invite you to become a valued member of a vibrant and productive scientific community. As our graduate student, you will be guided toward enhancing your critical and analytical thinking skills, and attaining modern research expertise essential to your career progression.
Our program boasts several opportunities for research seminars, internships and other cultural and academic enhancements to enrich your education. We offer our students greater depth and breadth in course work and introduce them to creative and productive inquiry leading to careers in teaching; research in governmental, industrial and academic organizations; and entrance into doctoral programs We require from students seeking unconditional admission to the program a "B" average for a minimum of 30 credits of undergraduate biology, credit for four semesters of chemistry, two semesters of physics, and mathematics through Calculus I. The BBSD Chair exercises ultimate departmental authority over all matters pertaining to graduate education. The Chair may delegate authority to the Departmental Graduate Committee, chaired by the BBSD Graduate Program Director, for operation and policies of the graduate program.Degree Requirements
You can apply until:
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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