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Biology

Pennsylvania State University

12 months
Duration
39720 USD/year
39720 USD/year
23928 USD/year
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About

The Biology graduate program at Pennsylvania State University encompasses a broad spectrum of research areas, including bioinformatics, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, genetics, neuroscience, phylogenetics, and physiology. 

Overview

The department at Pennsylvania State University directs graduate programs in a broad spectrum of research areas, including:

  • bioinformatics
  • cell biology
  • developmental biology
  • ecology
  • evolution
  • genetics
  • neuroscience
  • phylogenetics
  • physiology
Four Biology courses are curricular requirements for all master’s students, as is the successful completion of ethics training administered by the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI). Additional course work is tailored to the student’s research interests after advance consultation with their adviser, and specific courses may be required by the adviser depending on the student’s background and research plans.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Evolution 
  • Advanced Genetics 
  • Evolution 
  • Population Genetics 
  • Topics in Systematics and Evolution 
  • Colloquium 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Provide the names and contact information for three references.
  • a personal statement of purpose describing professional interests and career goals.
  • a resume or curriculum vitae.
  • an official copy of transcripts (university records) from each institution of higher education attended as an undergraduate or graduate student. 
  • Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      39720 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 39720 USD per year during 12 months.
    • National

      39720 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 39720 USD per year during 12 months.
    • In-State

      23928 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 23928 USD per year during 12 months.

    Living costs for University Park

    1000 - 1500 USD /month
    Living costs

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

    Funding

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    Due for update

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