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Materials and Biomaterials Science and Engineering

University of California, Merced

12 months
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11502 USD/year
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About

The Materials and Biomaterials Science and Engineering (MBSE) Graduate Group at University of California, Merced offers a multidisciplinary research and training program for master-level and doctoral students who want to be at the forefront of the modern revolutions in materials science technology. 

Overview

The Materials and Biomaterials Science and Engineering program from University of California, Merced applies the tools of nanotechnology to model, create and characterize transformative nano materials with exciting new properties through the implementation of nano-scale and/or bio-inspired devices for applications in human health, green energy, artificial intelligence and environmental sensing. 

MBSE students will be exposed to, and benefit from, a thoroughly multidisciplinary training that synergistically incorporates elements from engineering, physics, chemistry and biology.

Key Features 

Our students also enjoy a wide choice of experiences from a rich toolset that includes:

  • Molecular and cell biology, biophysics; advanced spectroscopy and imaging; protein engineering; microfluidics;
  • Materials synthesis and manipulation, electrochemical, electronic and optical characterization, structural analysis and imaging, cutting edge nano-manufacturing; 
  • Computational modeling and simulation.

Programme Structure

Research Areas
  • Materials for Sustainability
  • Materials for Biomedicine
  • Materials and Interfaces for Tailored Functionalities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution with a major appropriate to the proposed graduate program. This degree must represent the completion of a program equivalent both in the distribution of academic subject matter and scholarship achievement comparable to that offered at the University of California.
  • Have a satisfactory scholastic average, usually a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B) is required.
  • Provide TOEFL or IELTS test scores (international students only). All  graduate applicants, regardless of citizenship, whose preparatory education was principally in a language other than English, must show evidence of having taken the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or TOEFL-Internet Based Test or the International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) examination within the past two years. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5751 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    11502 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5751 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Merced

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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