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Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #446 (QS) Waltham, MA, United States
A concentration in Biology at Brandeis University provides excellent preparation for students intent on careers in biological research who want to go to graduate school, for those seeking careers in medicine, veterinary medicine, and dentistry, and for those interested in the allied health professions such as public health, genetic counseling, physical therapy, or physician assistant.
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Overview

The Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Brandeis University is an intensive biology option that provides students with a strong background in several areas of biology and is recommended for students pursuing a career in research.

Learning outcomes

The new set of courses can be taken in any order and is designed to be accessible to freshmen. Students who take these courses early in their stay at Brandeis will have opportunities to take more advanced, specialized courses and to do research in their junior and senior years.

The biology department has approximately 30 active full-time faculty members with teaching and research interests in the fields of genetics, molecular biology, development, immunology, neurobiology, motility, cell biology, and structural biology. Students have the opportunity to become integral members of research laboratories in the department. A rich schedule of colloquia and seminars features faculty from around the world talking about current research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Cells and Organisms
  • General Biology Laboratory
  • Physiology
  • Field Biology
  • Diseases of the Mind

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Transcripts
  • Standardized test scores or a graded analytical paper
  • English Proficiency
  • A letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    57360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57360 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    57360 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 57360 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Waltham

  • 1515 - 3140 USD/month
    Living Costs

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