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Biological and Biomedical Sciences

24 months
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The Biological and Biomedical Sciences programme from Hamad Bin Khalifa University is a graduate program in applied areas of biological and biomedical sciences.

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The  Biological and Biomedical Sciences programme from  Hamad Bin Khalifa University  offers students an education that provides them with an advanced level of knowledge – particularly in applied areas of biological and biomedical sciences – and helps them develop critical and independent reasoning skills.

Program focus:

  • The exploration of a rigorous curriculum designed to provide a strong foundation, as well as cutting-edge knowledge in both the theoretical and applied aspects of biomedically relevant areas of biology.
  • The development of vital professional skills, such as clear verbal and written communication and critical evaluation of others’ work.
  • Students will be exposed to state-of-the-art basic, clinical, computational and translational life sciences research.

Programme Structure


  • Five mandatory foundation courses
  • A minimum of three elective courses
  • Attendance at departmental seminars
  • Thesis work and laboratory training

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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33 alternative credits


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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.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants seeking admission to the Master of Science in Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) must have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. They must have an excellent undergraduate academic record (minimum 3.0 GPA or equivalent)  with a strong background in science and evidence of coursework in biological or medical sciences. Prior research experience will be seen as favorable.

  • Application
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement of interest
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Identification document


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