36 months
11880 USD/year
11880 USD/year
3444 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Biochemistry and Biophysics MSc program offered at The University of Montana is one of six graduate programs within the Molecular and Biomedical Umbrella. The program provides a dynamic environment where students engage in cutting-edge research in close collaboration with faculty. 


Students pursuing this Biochemistry and Biophysics MSc program offered at The University of Montana will learn to apply the tools of physical biochemistry and structural biology to exciting problems through research projects with Biochemistry Program Faculty Members. The Center for Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics and related research in the Molecular and Biomedical Umbrella provide a rich context for graduate studies in Biochemistry & Biophysics at the University of Montana.

Students at Biochemistry and Biophysics MSc program offered at The University of Montana will:

  • understand cellular processes at the level of atomic structure, chemical mechanism, and energetics 
  • apply biochemical methods and a variety of spectroscopic and diffraction methods
  • investigate the structure and dynamics of macromolecules and their complexes in a range of biological contexts, including cellular signal transduction, neurobiology, virology, enzymology and the cryptic messages hidden in DNA sequences. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physical Biochemistry 
  • Proteins and Enzymes 
  • Nucleic Acids
  • Biomedical Research Ethics
  • Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • 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

  • Self-report all colleges and universities attended (including grade point average)
  • Submit unofficial transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended.
  • Arrange to have three (3) letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf
  • Upload a personal statement 
  • Upload resume.
  • Pay the application fee.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5940 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5940 USD per semester during 36 months.
  • In-State

    3444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1722 USD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Missoula

1000 - 2071 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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