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Physiological Optics

University of Houston

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
918 USD/credit
918 USD/credit
409 USD/credit
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About

The Graduate Program in Physiological Optics at University of Houston is structured to provide a broad base of scientific knowledge about both human and animal visual systems.

Overview

The Physiological Optics program at University of Houston is appropriately flexible to permit students to develop expertise in areas of special interest.  

Learning outcomes

Students will join the labs of faculty mentors who are studying normal and abnormal visual processes, diseases and disorders of the eye and visual pathways and the development of treatments to prevent loss of vision using a variety of approaches ranging from molecular and cellular, to behavioral and optical.  Thirty-one faculty members with diverse academic backgrounds and scientific interests participate in the program, which currently has 40 graduate students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Vision Science Core-Part 
  • Visual Neuroscience
  • Experimental Quantification in Visual Sciences

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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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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.
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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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A grade point average of B (3.00) or above in all previous college-level or higher work with particular attention being given to science courses
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test (details are below in Required Materials)
  • Satisfactory evaluation and recommendation by three teachers or others familiar with the applicant’s scholarship and research potential
  • Proficiency in speaking and writing English (details are below in Required Materials)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    918 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 918 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    918 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 918 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    409 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 409 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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