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Biological Engineering, B.Sc.

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  • 48 months
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Boston, MA, United States
Biological engineering is at the leading edge of emerging engineering disciplines, applying the engineering principles of analysis,synthesis and design to biology at the molecular and cellular level to create new products and processes. 
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Overview

By understanding how biological systems and processes are structured and their functions at the fundamental level, new technologies, materials and systems can be created to improve quality of life through a broad array of sectors from healthcare to the environment.

Due to the very nature of biology and living organisms, this engineering major is different from traditional engineering disciplines, which are primarily based on non-living materials and processes that have their basis in the physical sciences. The basic building block for biological engineering is the life sciences, and the core of the life sciences is biology. By applying the principles of engineering to life sciences, what emerges is a convergence of physical sciences, life sciences and engineering. The intersection of these disciplines is revolutionizing not only healthcare but a host of other areas including but not limited to medicine, pharmaceuticals, environment, clean water, waste water, energy, materials, etc., all of which will affect lives in the 21st century.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

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English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    79

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    550

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    53

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General Requirements

  • In order to receive full consideration for admittance, we encourage students to sit for the SAT no later than January of each year. Applicants who either apply or who take the SAT after January will be reviewed on a space-available basis for the intended major.
  • Redesigned SAT
  • If you take both the old and the new SAT, both exams may be submitted.
  • If you did not complete the SAT prior to March 2016, you must submit the new SAT scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1030 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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