Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, M.Sc. | University of California, Santa Cruz | Santa Cruz, United States
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Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology

24 months
Duration
15102 USD/year
15102 USD/year
14178 USD/year
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About

Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology from University of California, Santa Cruz is designed to give students both broad-based knowledge in biology and in-depth skills in the specific area of their dissertation research.  

Overview

Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology from University of California, Santa Cruz emphasizes an interactive and collaborative research environment for graduate training. Fifty-two faculty members from six departments participate in the track. Research groups are organized into interdisciplinary clusters of laboratories with shared interests, creating critical masses of researchers that foster mutual support and scientific interaction.  

Careers

  • 83 (76%) are in academic, biotechnology, teaching, or science writing careers
  • 19 (18%) are currently doing postdocs 
  • 7 (6%) are arranging their next science position or pursuing non-science careers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Epigenetics
  • Stem Cell Biology
  • Current Protocols in Stem Cell Biology
  • Cellular Signaling Mechanism
  • Advances in Cancer Biology
  • Applied Statistics for Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology
  • Influence of Environment and Experience on Brain Development
  • CRISPR/Cas Technologies

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation 
  • Résumé
  • Statement of Purpose is not required.
  • A Research Interest Statement 
  • A Personal History Statement 
  • Evidence of research potential and commitment to research in the statement of purpose
  • Previous research experience
  • GPA 3.0 
  • Performance in interviews
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15102 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    15102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15102 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    14178 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14178 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Santa Cruz

1710 - 2560 USD /month
Living costs

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Financing

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Funding

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