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Biological Sciences, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #252 (QS) Bangkok, Thailand
The Biological Sciences program of Mahidol University studies an extremely diverse field of study so the program offers several different modules (concentrations) within the overall.
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Overview

During the Biological Science program of Mahidol University students are also attracted by the applications of such fundamental knowledge; applied biology looks to use scientifically valid knowledge to better manage the health and well-being of ecosystems, humans, animals and economies. Humans as stewards of Earth carry responsibility for ourselves and our planet.

What options will I have after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences?

Whether you choose to stay in Thailand or go abroad, you’ll be ready for many paths:

  • Continuing your studies for a graduate degree (doctorate or master’s) in areas like Medicine, Bioinformatics, Dentistry, Veterinary Science or Pharmacy. Most fields of science require the specialization that an advanced degree affords. An M.D. Ph.D., D.D.S. and D.V.S. is your ultimate goal here, so be prepared for a few more years of study. MUIC also has Pathway Programs that can accelerate the conferral of an M.D or D.D.S. degree for the most highly qualified students.
  • Developing and leading private sector projects in research and development departments
  • Working as a specialist in customer relations, management and counseling in many health services companies, or in the scientific instruments industry.
  • Founding and owning companies with technological products and services from genetic testing and ancestry tracing to home health care, health supplements, effective foods or personal sustainability.
  • Working in the public sector to develop, enable or enforce conservation, health protection, regulation, or research programs or policy.
  • Teaching at international primary and secondary schools, or be employed as a teaching assistant at any university.
  • Being a research assistant in laboratories doing all kinds of biotechnology, biomedical, biodiversity, environmental protection or other types of research.

Career Opportunities

  • Teaching career as assistants in the field of Biological Sciences at any academic institutes/universities, or as primary- and secondary-school teachers in the field of Biological Sciences at any international schools
  • Research assistants in research institutes or on research programs/projects either in Thailand or abroad
  • Working in Research and Development departments, in Scientific Instruments Trading and Services or in Customer Relations departments in both private and governmental sectors who deal with Biological products
  • Continuing their studies for a higher degree or a professional degree in any fields of Biological Sciences, such as Bioinformatics, Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Science, Pharmacy, etc.
  • Becoming the owner of companies that sell products and/or services in the field of Biological Sciences

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Writing and Research
  • Decision Mathematics
  • Essential Statistics
  • Ecology, Ecosystems and Socio-Economics in Southeast Asia
  • Climate Change and Human Society
  • The Chemistry of Everyday Life

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    69

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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

  • A copy of your high school transcript (with English translation)
  • GED submissions must pass 4 subjects with a minimum score of 600 and an official high school transcript of grade 10 or its equivalence with at least 2 terms.
  • A certified copy of your high school diploma or its equivalent (with English translation)
  • School Profile in English Version
  • Three 1”x1” photographs
  • Non-native English speaking applicants must submit official results from either the TOEFL iBT or Copy of IELTS Academic with at least 2 years’ validity
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A photocopy of your passport
  • Statement of Purpose (250 words at least)
  • Medical Certificate
  • Financial Statement
  • Application fee 50 USD or 1,500 THB

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29885 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 768,500 BAHT / per 4 years (national)
  • 986,200 BAHT / per 4 years (international)

Living costs for Bangkok

  • 23180 - 36560 THB/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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