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Biological Sciences, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months


The program of course work, planned with the graduate adviser, is concentrated in one of the following major areas: molecular and cell biology, cancer biology, molecular and developmental genetics, molecular neuroscience, and biotechnology.

Programme Structure

  •  Genetics
  •  Molecular Biology Lecture
  •  Cell Biology
  •  Developmental Biology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • One year of organic chemistry with laboratory
  • One year of college physics
  • One semester of calculus and a second semester of either calculus or statistics
  • An undergraduate major in biology, botany, physiology, zoology, chemistry, physics, or other appropriate discipline. A minimum of 18 credits in appropriate undergraduate science and mathematics courses should be presented. Chemistry or physics majors must offer at least one year of appropriate life science for admission to any of the majors in the MA program in biological sciences including a semester of genetics, molecular biology or biochemistry. 
  • General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (verbal and quantitative). Other examination scores, including the MCAT, may not be substituted for the GRE. 
  • TOEFL Test for international students with a non-English speaking background.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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The fee for full time national is 5065$/semester.


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