24 months
30906 USD/year
30906 USD/year
11700 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry at NC State has a small but very effective faculty conducting research in modern molecular and structural biology. It also offers a Master of Science in Biochemistry at North Carolina State University.


Key facts

The Master of Science in Biochemistry at North Carolina State University is a non-thesis option designed for students preparing for a career in science policy or sales, or for those already in the workforce wishing to continue their education.

Students are provided a competitive support package and are offered a challenging program of course work in modern molecular biophysics and biochemistry. Graduate students are major contributors to our research efforts, and our graduates go on to excellent post-doctoral experiences and career opportunities.

Three core  courses are required (BCH701, BCH703, BCH705), and the remaining courses are tailored toward student interests in:

  • biochemistry
  • biotechnology
  • metabolism
  • molecular biology
  • plant biochemistry
  • virology
  • biomedicine.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Plant Biochemistry
  • Virology
  • Biomedical Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • Personal Statement
      • Three letters of recommendation
      • Transcripts
      • Interview/resume/essays
      • Test Scores
      • Proof of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30906 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30906 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    30906 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30906 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11700 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Raleigh

1085 - 1853 USD /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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