24 months
814 USD/credit 12210 USD/year
814 USD/credit 12210 USD/year
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Biological Sciences from Lebanese American University (LAU) emphasizes the principles and experimental approaches of modern and applied biological sciences and covers a variety of sub-disciplines.  


Biological Sciences from Lebanese American University (LAU) introduces you to:

  • Microbial Genomics
  • Human Genomics
  • Neurobiology
  • Cancer Biology 


Our program prepares you to pursue doctoral studies and careers in biomedical sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Genetics and Epidemiology
  • Tumor Markers and Target Cancer Therapeutics
  • Advances in Epigenetics and Therapeutics
  • Signaling in Cancer Malignancy and Metastasis
  • Quantitative Imaging of Cells
  • Bioinformatics Tools and Applications
  • Proteomics
  • Diagnostic Microbiology and Immunology
  • Fungal Genetics and Pathogenicity 
  • Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Special Topics in Biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • One recent passport-size photo.
  • English Proficiency
  • A photocopy of your identity card or passport 
  • A clear photocopy of your Family Civil Status record (For Lebanese and Arab nationals)
  • Certified copies of educational or professional certificates or diplomas.
  • Official updated university transcripts from all universities you attended.
  • Equivalency of your bachelor’s degree from the Lebanese Ministry of Higher Education  
  • Recommendations from two professors who are familiar with your academic performance. 
  • The W-9S form if you are a U.S. citizen or a U.S. Green Card holder, with proof of your social security number.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 814 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    12210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 814 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Beirut

750 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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