12 months
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26544 USD/year
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About

At University of California, Berkeley, graduate work in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering emphasizes the excitement of original research in frontier areas of applied science.

Overview

Graduate students of the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering program at University of California, Berkeley may pursue a PhD in Chemical Engineering, or they may apply to the Product Development concentration to obtain an MS in Chemical Engineering. While formal courses are necessary to provide scientific fundamentals and intellectual breadth, the primary characteristic of Berkeley's graduate experience is to participate in the quest for new knowledge. Graduate students and faculty collaborate as partners in scholarship, in learning, and in intellectual discovery.

Learning outcomes

Focusing on Chemical Engineering core courses and higher division electives this highly competitive program will test students on a) transport phenomena; b) kinetics and chemical fundamentals; and c) thermodynamics at the end of the first semester.

Programme Structure

  • A total of 24 semester units are required for the M.S. Of the 24 units, Academic Senate regulations state that a minimum of 12 units must be in 200-level courses in Chemical Engineering (230, 240, 244, 250 and 274). 
  • Additional 12 units in upper division/graduate courses electives as approved by our Graduate Advisor. 
  • Research is not a requirement for the M.S. However, students may opt to enroll in research credits with an Advisor.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

24 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Evidence of superior performance and research experience in the last 2 years of undergraduate studies;
  • General Graduate Record Examination Scores are required and this cannot be waived.  letters of recommendation from professors or colleagues familiar with the applicant's academic, research, and professional aptitudes.
  • International students whose native language is not English must provide evidence of English language proficiency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13272 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    26544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13272 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5721 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Berkeley

1750 - 2820 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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