24 months
16000 USD/year
5913 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Koc University offers a 2-year MSc program in Reproductive Biology of which aim to provide modern up-to-date biological research in the field of reproductive sciences at molecular and cellular levels in an inspiring, challenging and vibrant research atmosphere, at the interface between basic science and clinical patient care.


A thorough understanding of reproductive functioning in both sexes at molecular level using a wide range of experimental models, and studying at translational level a number of important problems associated with human reproductive health and disease in testis, ovary, the uterus during the menstrual cycle and throughout pregnancy and labour, in the fetus and neonate, and in fetal programming resulting in increased risk of chronic disease in adulthood are the major goals of the programmes.

Key Features

As a result of rapid advances in life science technology and medicine at molecular level, reproductive sciences have evolved into four different disciplines as Reproductive biology, Reproductive endocrinology (Embryology and assisted reproduction technologies), Reproductive immunology and Reproductive genetics. 

The Reproductive Biology students from Koc University will undertake some core teaching and conduct research projects, performed on this very wide range of research fields within the reproductive sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Female And Male Reproductive Systems: Anatomy, Histology And Development
  • Cell Culture
  • Assisted Reproductive Technologies And In Vitro Fertilization
  • Embryology And Andrology Laboratories: Basic Principles And Applications
  • Stem Cells
  • Placenta And Fetal Membranes
  • Embryogenesis
  • Cell Division And Gametogenesis
  • Biostatistics
  • Research Ethics
  • Embryology And Andrology Laboratories: Basic Principles And Applications

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
149 (quantitative)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Resume / CV (Personal and Educational Background Information)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • 2 Recommendation Letters for MSc applicants
  • Official transcripts from all the universities attended
  • TOEFL IBT test score: 80 points MSc applicants
  • YDS/YÖKDİL test score (for Turkish applicants): 80 points for MSc applicants
  • GRE test score: 149 points in quantitative for MSc applicants
  • ALES test score  (for Turkish applicants): 55 point in quantitative for MSc applicants

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5913 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5913 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Turkish students: 110000 Turkish Lira

Living costs for Istanbul

2000 - 3240 TRY /month
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