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Chemical and Life Science Engineering, M.Sc.

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University rank #601 (QS) , VA,
Graduate students in the School of Engineering have the opportunity to pursue the Master of Science and the Doctor of Philosophy degrees in engineering with tracks in chemical and life science engineering.

About

Students in the graduate chemical and life science engineering programs will gain exposure to cutting-edge research practiced by faculty members and peers. Funding comes from public and private sector entities, and sponsored research areas include specialties in both life science engineering and chemical engineering.

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Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Physiology and Microanatomy for Chemical and Life Science Engineering
  • Nanotechnology in Life Science and Engineering
  • Biosensors and Bioelectronic Devices
  • Quantitative Analysis in Chemical and Life Science Engineering
  • Equilibrium Analysis in Chemical and Biological Systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    30 Credit Hours alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Application to graduate study, including the application for Virginia in-state tuition.
  • Personal statement submitted with the online application.
  • $70 application fee.
  • T​​hree reference letters submitted through the online application.
  • Transcripts from each institution you attended are required. 
  • Official test scores, if required by your program.
  • Your resume, if requested by the department to which you are applying.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27971 USD/year
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  • National

    14497 USD/year
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Living costs for Richmond

  • 1071 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

Scholarships and awards
In addition to university scholarships, business students may apply and compete for scholarships awarded through School of Business endowed scholarship funds or through the various School of Business academic programs. For detailed information on scholarships and awards, visit the School of Business Web site.
Cooperative Education and internships
Business students are eligible for the university’s Cooperative Education Program. Qualified students placed with an employer will either alternate one semester of full-time study with one semester of full-time work or combine study with part-time work during the same semester. The School of Business also offers internships, allowing advanced students to pursue part-time work assignments with area employers.
Assistantships
The School of Business offers a limited number of graduate assistantships to full-time students for the academic year. For further information, write to the Graduate Studies in Business Office.Graduate students also are eligible for funds administered under the National Defense Loan and college work-study programs.

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