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Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Topeka, KS, United States
Life on Earth is complex. Organisms are as different as a small amoeba, a human being, and a plant. In the Molecular Biology and Biotechnology program of Washburn University you'll have the opportunity to study viruses, immunology, biotechnology, and more.
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Overview

The graduates of the Molecular Biology and Biotechnology program of Washburn University also attend graduate schools, where they pursue either master's (M.A. or M.S.) degrees or doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in various subdisciplines of biology, including: Genetics, Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, Anatomy, Physiology, Botany, Ecology, Evolution, Animal Behavior, Zoology, and many others.

Biology majors at Washburn University, upon graduation, are expected to have:

  • Acquired a comprehensive understanding of biological principles, including cell biology, genetics, organismal diversity, structure and function, ecology, and evolution;
  • Acquired the ability to understand and utilize the scientific method;
  • Mastered a variety of scientific techniques;
  • Developed analytical skills; and
  • Developed oral and written presentation skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Domestic students can apply to Washburn up until one week prior to the last day to enroll for a given semester.

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Cellular Biology
  • General Organismal Biology
  • Introduction to Biotechnology
  • General Microbiology
  • General Genetics
  • Molecular Genetics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    40

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

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General Requirements

  • International Online Application for Admission
  • Signed and Completed Financial Disclaimer Form
  • Original Financial supporting documents, such as a current bank statement
  • USD $70 non-refundable application/processing fee. Payment options include TouchNet, money order, or bank check payable to Washburn University
  • Original transcripts
  • iBT TOEFL or IELTS score report if applying for full admission

Tuition Fee

  • International

    681 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 681 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    681 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 681 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    300 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Topeka

  • 900 - 1400 USD/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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