M.Sc. On Campus


University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

12 months
32858 USD/year
32858 USD/year
17456 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Through collaboration among our faculty in engineering, life sciences, and medicine, the Bioengineering program of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) investigates the mechanisms of biological systems and develop technologies for diagnostics and therapeutics to address clinical needs.


The faculty of the Bioengineering program of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) pioneer many areas of bioengineering including molecular and cellular engineering, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, biomaterials, biomedical devices and imaging. In addition to core faculty, the department has 26 joint faculty members and 74 affiliated faculty members in engineering, physical sciences, life sciences, and medicine who collectively contribute to our multidisciplinary research and education programs. Our adjunct faculty and industry partners help teach courses, oversee capstone projects, and facilitate internship and job placement. Our bioengineering students have been recognized by numerous awards on campus and at national meetings, and our alumni go on to become leaders in their fields.

Currently, we are engaged in an exciting phase of expansion in the field of engineering medicine. We are actively recruiting talented researchers to join our department, and a significant growth in our faculty and research facilities within the next few years.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Bioengineering at the University of California, Los Angeles, is to perform cutting-edge research that benefits society and to train future leaders in the wide range of possible bioengineering careers by producing graduates who are well-grounded in the fundamental sciences, adept at addressing open-ended problems, and highly proficient in rigorous analytical engineering tools necessary for lifelong success.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Principles for Drug Delivery
  • Human Physiological Systems for Bioengineering
  • Physical Chemistry of Biomacromolecules
  • Engineering of Bioconjugates
  • Topics in Bioelectricity for Bioengineers
  • Polymer Chemistry for Bioengineers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


44 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have a B.S. degree in Engineering, Life Science, or Physical Science
  • Applicants who do not have a BS degree in Engineering, Life Science, or Physical Science, are required to have, in the very minimum, all of the prerequisites listed under the corresponding field on the Prerequisite Sheet
  • A grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher
  • International students please upload the English translation of unofficial transcripts, unofficial degree certificates and/or unofficial copies of your diplomas
  • Statement Of Purpose
  • Personal History Statement (optional)
  • Supporting Documents (optional): it is optional to upload additional documents such as journal papers, conference proceedings, and manuscripts in this section of the online admission application
  • Resume/CV (required)
  • Three Letters Of Recommendation
  • GRE scores
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Financial Statement for International Students

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32858 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    32858 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32858 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    17456 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17456 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Beverly Hills

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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