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Biology, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Providence, RI, United States
The Biology bachelor's degree program provides a strong background of critical thinking skills and knowledge needed both for further study in professional and graduate schools, and for careers in biological science. The study of biology enables students to gain an understanding of the principles that govern life from the basic biochemistry of living cells to that of complex ecosystems. 
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Overview

Our curriculum integrates complementary disciplines that include chemistry, physics, molecular biology and biochemistry — essentials for the future of scientific progress.

You’ll be exposed to interactive and problem-based learning in classes and labs as well as through an optional internship. A broad range of opportunities allow you to explore your interests, whether in a research lab or in an environmental role.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • General Biology - Organismal 
  • General Biology Laboratory - Organismal 
  • Genetics 
  • Principles of Biochemistry 
  • Molecular Biology 
  • Microbiology 
  • Microbiology Laboratory 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    75

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General Requirements

  • High School Transcripts
  • Postsecondary Transcripts (If applicable)
  • Copy of Passport
  • Bank Statement Showing 1 Year of Funding
  • JWU Financial Declaration Undergraduate Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32091 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32091 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32091 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32091 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Providence

  • 1030 - 1900 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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