Biochemistry, B.Sc. | University of Massachusetts Boston | Boston, United States
48 months
Duration
35515 USD/year
35515 USD/year
14542 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Biochemistry major at the University of Massachusetts Boston is jointly administered by the departments of biology and chemistry.

Overview

The curriculum in Biochemistry from the University of Massachusetts Boston generally follows the recommendations of the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). 

This is a rigorous and well-rounded program of study designed to accommodate the needs of a broad spectrum of students seeking a terminal or non-terminal bachelor of science degree in biochemistry.

Students completing a degree in biochemistry will:

  • learn the fundamentals of chemistry and biology with emphasis on organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, physical chemistry, genetics and cell and molecular biology.
  • gain a deep appreciation of the theory and laboratory practices in modern biochemistry and a solid understanding of the interaction among metabolic pathways from a systems biology perspective.
  • learn and apply the principles of scientific ethics with regard to use of sources, generating and reporting of data, and collaboration with colleagues.
  • develop an understanding of environmental responsibility.
  • upon graduation, be prepared to practice as a professional biochemist, whether in further study or in the workforce.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biochemistry Lecture
  • General Biology 
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics 
  • Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Principles

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed UMass Boston online admission application
  • Application fee of $100
  • An official high school record, leaving certificate and/or graduation examination results or their notarized copies. All documents in foreign languages must be translated by a certified professional. Records must be sent directly from the institution to be considered official.
  • Academic recommendation letter (from a school-based counselor and/or teacher)
  • 500-word essay
  • Test scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35515 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35515 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    35515 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35515 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14542 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14542 USD per year during 48 months.

Regional: $25,448/year

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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