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Biological Sciences, M.Sc.

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You will develop a broad base of skills in chemistry, plant and animal science, cellular and molecular biology, ecology and evolution. You will experience lecture-style courses with supplemental laboratories to gain additional hands-on experience. You can also elect to get involved in field research and field classes.

In addition to the challenging standard curriculum, biological sciences majors have the opportunity to be exposed to an unusually strong core of marine sciences.

Programme Structure

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Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree (or the international equivalent) from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended for course credit
  • Standardized test scores (consult the program to which you are applying for particular test requirements)
  • Two or more letters of recommendation
  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • English Proficiency Requirement
  • Other Supporting Materials

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14598 USD/year
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    14598 USD/year
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  • In-State

    6825 USD/year
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Living costs for Columbia

  • 999 - 1510 USD/month
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