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Biological Sciences, B.Sc.

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The work you do occurs on a campus that bustles with the activity of undergraduates, graduate students and professional students aspiring to work in the sciences and in human and animal medicine. 

The core program in the Biological Sciences is flexible, providing you with considerable latitude in selecting your coursework. If you are interested in a more focused program, two Concentrations are available within the major: Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Parasitology 
  • Microbiology 
  • Environmental Microbiology 
  • Medicinal Plant Biology 
  • Virology 
  • Phycology 
  • Ornithology 

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                        General Requirements

                        • A Common Application or a UNE Application with the $40 application fee.
                        • Official proof of English Language Proficiency. 
                        • Official SAT* or ACT results are required. 
                        • Official copy of high school transcript or four-year educational record. International transcripts must be provided in English with grading scale or using traditional U.S. Education System grade scale. If your educational institution cannot provide this, your transcript must be evaluated through World Education Services.

                        Tuition Fee

                        • International

                          36300 USD/year
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                        • National

                          36300 USD/year
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                        • In-State

                          36300 USD/year
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                        Living costs for Boston

                        • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
                          Living Costs

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