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Biomedical Sciences, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #276 (QS) Doha, Qatar
The Master of Biomedical Sciences program at Qatar University was designed based on the manpower needs and competencies of the workforce due to increasing healthcare service advancements in Qatar and benchmarked against equivalent programs in the US.
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The Biomedical Sciences program at Qatar University will provide the knowledge and technical skills needed for medical laboratory and biomedical research professionals in Qatar. High quality faculty will contribute to the instructional and research needs in the program. A balanced mix of theory and application will be one of the strengths of this program. 

You have the option to work and study: 

This program is designed for full time and part time, male and female students who are working whilst studying. 

A typical duration of the program is four semesters with a total of 36 credit hours. The program is offered in two concentrations:
  • Advanced Clinical Practice with thesis or project option
  • Biomedical Laboratory Management with project option
  • Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Pathophysiology
    • Principles of laboratory Management
    • Current Issues in Clinical Laboratory Sciences
    • Research Methods in Biomedical Sciences
    • Medical Lab Laws and Ethics
    • Molecular Diagnostics
    • Clinical Internship
    • Capstone in Advanced Clinical Practice
    • Thesis 
    • Pathogenic Microbiology

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

    • Minimum required score:


      The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    Academic Requirements

    You need the following GPA score:

    Required score: 2.8

    Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.8 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

    All applicants to the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program who meet the following minimum criteria will be considered for admission to Qatar University:

    • Completed a Bachelor degree in biomedical science, biology or related fields with minimum cumulative GPA of 2.80 out of 4.00 or equivalent from a university or college accredited by an international accrediting association or by the Ministry of Higher Education or comparable in that country. The minimum GPA requirement might be waived if applicant passed the Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) exam offered by the Board of Certification (BOC) of the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      495 EUR/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      495 EUR/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 495 EUR per credit and a duration of 24 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
    • National and International Students: QR 2000

    Living costs for Doha

    • 4700 - 8800 QAR/month
      Living Costs

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


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