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Biology

University of Idaho

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
26988 USD/year
9352 USD/year
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About

Whether you want to develop new medicines to cure diseases, create crop-enhancing technologies, work for the Environmental Protection Agency, or teach and lead research at a university, an advanced degree in biological sciences will help you get there.

Overview

In this program, you will choose one of two degree options: 1) biology; or 2) microbiology, molecular biology and biochemistry. Depending on your career goals and interests, you will work alongside faculty members who are leading research in reproductive biology, evolution and ecology, neurobiology, or cellular and molecular biology.

As a graduate student, you will design and conduct experiments, teach undergraduate students in the classroom and lab, complete courses in professional development and ethical issues in biological research.

This program prepares you for a research-oriented career in industry or academia. Take advantage of faculty strengths in evolution and ecology, medical biosciences, neurobiology, and cellular and molecular biology. You conduct experiments, teach undergraduate students, and complete courses in professional development and ethical issues in biological research.

Programme Structure

You will learn about:

  • Evolution and ecology 
  • Medical biosciences
  • Neurobiology
  • Cellular and molecular biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

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.
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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).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Scans of Official Transcripts 
  • Area of Emphasis Form 
  • Personal Information Form 
  • Writing Sample 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26988 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13494 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    9352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4676 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

The College of Sciences provides awards totaling approximately $700,000.

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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