• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Pensacola, FL, United States
Technological breakthroughs in areas such as biochemistry, botany, ecology, genetics, microbiology, molecular Biology, and physiology are being used to solve problems in agriculture, the environment, and medical oriented industries. Apply now for this program from University of West Florida.
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Overview

Preparing students at all levels in the education system to work in the sciences is important to solving future problems and making new discoveries. The Department of Biology from University of West Florida focuses on areas of modern biology and biotechnology offering a degree in two specializations: B.S. General Biology and B.A. Biology Teaching. The specializations include a series of seven core courses fundamental to all areas of biology. 

Career

Graduates with the B.S. General Biology degree are prepared to gain employment in industry, government, health professions, and research laboratories, or to pursue advanced degrees in the biological sciences. Graduates with the B.A. Biology Teaching degree are certified to teach in the public high school system in Florida. Prospective students need to be aware that some biology lab courses involve the use of live animals. Students may wish to seek details from course instructors before enrolling.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Concepts in Human Physiology 
  • Comparative Animal Physiology 
  • Plant Developmental Biology 
  • Developmental Biology
  • Plant Biotechnology 
  • Molecular Biology 
  • Medical Terminology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Medical Microbiology 

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • International Graduate Application and Application Fee
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Official Credential Evaluation
  • English Proficiency Test
  • Graduate Admission Test Scores
  • Immigration Requirements
  • Health Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    648 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 648 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    218 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 218 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pensacola

  • 892 - 1480 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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