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Biological Sciences

University of Memphis

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
896 USD/credit
704 USD/credit
512 USD/credit
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About

Welcome to the webpage of the Graduate Program in Biological Sciences from the University of Memphis. We are excited that you are considering our program to further your education by acquiring a graduate degree.

Overview

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Memphis offers programs leading to the Master of Science (either MS thesis or non-thesis MS) and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees. 

Key Features 

  • Graduate faculty members in the department of Biological Sciences have diverse interests covering most of the major fields of biology and taxonomy of organisms.
  • Applicants must apply to the Graduate School application webpage. In order to be considered for admission in the Department of Biological Sciences Graduate Program, applicants must have identified a prospective mentor by contacting faculties whose research interests match theirs.

Programme Structure

  • The Department of Biological Sciences faculty have research interests that integrate molecular, cellular, and developmental biology with ecology, evolution, and behavior. 
  • The department features facilities well-equipped for contemporary research in laboratory and field biology, as well as an interdisciplinary field of study in bioinformatics. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate Degree: The applicant must provide an official transcript showing that a bachelor’s degree was awarded by an accredited college or university. In cases, where a program’s accrediting body allows alternate admissions standards, exceptions may be made. If you are a UofM undergraduate student applying to Graduate School at UofM, you do not need to request that an official transcript be sent to Graduate Admissions. 
  • For domestic students, signed and sealed transcripts that have been in the applicant’s possession can be used for admission purposes; however, official transcripts may later be requested. 
  • Entrance Examinations: New applicants may be required by the individual program to have taken an appropriate entrance examination within five years of the application date. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    896 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 896 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    704 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 704 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    512 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 512 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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