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Biomedical Science, MBS

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #262 (QS) , NJ,
Our interdisciplinary Biomedical Science program from Rutgers University is designed to meet the diverse needs of talented individuals who have an interest in pursuing a career in the biomedical sciences or a health related profession, especially medicine.

About

The comprehensive curriculum is tailored to students who have a solid undergraduate record but require additional coursework and guidance to achieve their goals.  In addition to coursework, the Master of Biomedical Science requires the completion of a mentored Capstone project.  Students may enter the program on either a full- or part-time basis.

In the Biomedical Science program from Rutgers University, students are required to take a number of courses focusing on the basics of medical sciences, such as Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Microbiology & Immunology and Medical Biochemistry.  In addition, we plan to offer courses that take advantage of the strengths of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School such as Effects of Environment on Health and a Patient-Centered Medicine Seminar to round out the educational experience.

Mission

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is dedicated to transforming health care for New Jersey and the nation through innovation and excellence in education, research, patient- and family-centered care and addressing the health of our diverse community.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microbiology & Immunology 
  • Physiological Basis of Disease 
  • Cellular Structure and Function 
  • Humanism and Medicine
  • Primer on Global Health
  • Regenerative Medicine

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completed Official Application (online application)
  • Official transcripts from prior colleges or universities.
  • Official Graduate Record Exam (GRE), Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), or Dental Admission Test (DAT) results.
  • Recommendation letters from two individuals
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) required for all foreign applicants.
  • ETS code for submission of GRE and TOEFL scores to Rutgers School of Graduate Studies2786. There is no department code.
  • Submit an MCAT score

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1126 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1126 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    872 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 872 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New Brunswick

  • 1204 - 2970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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