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Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, MA,
Biologists study living organisms and their relationship to the environment. Careers in biology are diverse and include human and animal medicine, research, conservation, teaching, journalism, and more. 

About

The Biology program at Becker College provides students with a wide range of immersion in all aspects of human and animal biology, as well as special topics addressing emerging issues in the field. Students who are majoring in biology will study the fundamental principles of biology, anatomy and physiology, microbiology, cell biology, biostatistics, developmental biology, genetics, and more. Students are able to complete internships off campus. Students in the Biology program will also design and conduct individual research projects, preparing them for careers in which they can apply their knowledge, or to apply to graduate school for further study.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Managing Transitions: Change as a Norm
  • The New Normal: Exploring Unstructured Problems
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • College Algebra
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Precalculus and Functions

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

To be considered for admission, applicants should have an earned GPA of 2.0 or better in a college preparatory curriculum (2.5 minimum GPA for consideration for nursing, vet tech, vet science, pre-vet, and equine studies applicants). Complete application packages should include:

  • A completed application submitted online or via hardcopy.
  • An official copy of the secondary school transcript sent directly to Becker College. Students who have received a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) must forward an official score report. Freshman admission is contingent upon the applicant’s graduation from high school or successful completion of the GED. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34650 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Worcester

  • 1100 - 1620 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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