M.Sc. On Campus

Biological Sciences

University of New England Maine

24 months
36350 USD/year
36350 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Biological Sciences at University of New England Maine is earned through a traditional two-year program, which follows the completion of a bachelor's degree in a biology-related field. 


During this time, you will conduct original research and prepare a thesis on any of a variety of topics selected in consultation with your faculty advisor, who serves as your research mentor.

Key Features 

  • At University of New England Maine, in the Biological Sciences program, we empower you with a comprehensive foundation of knowledge in biological concepts, as well as the research experience needed to enter a career in the biological sciences with confidence.
  • You benefit from our Biddeford Campus seaside setting, our cutting-edge facilities, and the opportunity to work closely with faculty. You will also benefit from the opportunity to be part of a larger community of graduate and professional students in other programs in the health sciences.

Programme Structure

  • If you are a current UNE undergraduate student, the UNE Biological Sciences 4+1 B.S./M.S. track allows you to complete your undergraduate and master's degrees in a total of five years. 
  • As a qualified UNE undergraduate, this track enables you to obtain the M.S. degree, with the same requirements as the "two-year" M.S. in Biological Sciences program (described above) through an expedited process that begins during your senior year of undergraduate work.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All complete applications are reviewed by program faculty, with decisions made after the February 1 application deadline.
  • All applicants must meet minimum requirements to be considered for admission. However, please note that meeting minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
  • Applications are reviewed and considered for admission based on a combination of academics and experience that best fits with the program's current open research opportunities.
  • Decision letters will be communicated beginning in mid-March.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36350 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 36350 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    36350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36350 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 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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