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Marine Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months


Ability to write and communicate science.

  • Writing enhances the presentation.
  • Writing is consistently well written.
  • Writing communicates clearly using the language of marine biology.
  • Writing displays an excellent command of writing mechanics.
  • Topics are clearly organized.
  • Topics are covered in-depth.
  • Topics display an abundance of original ideas.
  • APA style is used consistently and accurately without any errors.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Chemistry 
  • Applied Statistics 
  • Academic Writing
  • Transitioning to University Life
  • Oceanography & Lab
  • Academic Research & Writing
  • Preparing for Professional Life

                  English Language Requirements

                  You only need to take one of these language tests:

                  • Minimum required score:


                    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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                    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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                  • Minimum required score:


                    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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                  Academic Requirements

                  General Requirements

                  • An Application for Undergraduate Admission
                  • A $40 non-refundable fee
                  • Two letters of recommendation
                  • Official SAT or ACT standardized test scores
                  • Official transcripts from all high schools attended
                  • Personal Essay on a topic of your choice optional
                  • Personal Interview optional

                  Tuition Fee

                  • International

                    45528 USD/year
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 45528 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
                  • National

                    39686 USD/year
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 39686 USD per year 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.

                  Living costs for Madison

                  • 1793 - 4420 USD/month
                    Living Costs

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