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Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

48 months
Duration
24338 USD/year
24338 USD/year
8704 USD/year
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About

The Bachelor’s of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at University of Maryland Baltimore County (under the auspices of the Biological Sciences and the Chemistry and Biochemistry departments) offers students a unique interdisciplinary curriculum and exposure to a wide range of faculty members.

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Overview

With a curriculum drawing from both disciplines as well as specific biochemistry courses, the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program at University of Maryland Baltimore County provides a broad background in the physical and life sciences. It is suitable for students planning careers in laboratory research or further training in graduate, medical, or other biomedical professional programs, such as medicine, dentistry, and medical technology.

Academic Advising

The directorship of this joint program alternates between the two participating departments and current information may be found in the schedule of classes in “Undergraduate Advising Procedures.” After filing a declaration of major form, students should contact the office listed. They will then be assigned an advisor from among the participating faculty of the two departments.

Honors in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

While the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology program does not have an honors program, specific honors sections of BIOL 100H: Concepts of Biology and CHEM 101H and CHEM 102H: Introductory Chemistry courses are offered. In addition, departmental honors are awarded by the Chemistry and Biochemistry department to biochemistry and molecular biology graduates achieving scholastic excellence in their Chemistry and Biochemistry courses which is defined as a GPA of 3.50 or better in 18 or more credit hours of chemistry and biochemistry classes, combined with an overall GPA of 3.0.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Chemistry 
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry I or Physical Chemistry for the Biochemical Sciences
  • Organic Chemistry 
  • Organic Chemistry Laboratory 
  • Foundations of Biology: Cells, Energy & Organisms
  • Foundations of Biology: Ecology & Evolution
  • Molecular and General Genetics
  • Cell Biology
  • Experimental Biology Laboratory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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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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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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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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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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application
  • A $75 nonrefundable application fee.
  • An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation.
  • Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations.
  • A final high school transcript/leaving certificate upon completion of your senior year.
  • All non-native English speakers must submit official test scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12169 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12169 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4352 USD per semester during 48 months.

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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