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Biochemistry, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Arlington, TX, United States
Marymount University’s Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry focuses on the study of chemical processes that take place in living organisms. This degree prepares students for a wide array of career opportunities in the sciences, biotechnology, and health care.
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Overview

The Biochemistry program at Marymount University provides excellent preparation for medical, dental, or veterinary school, or for graduate study in biochemistry, molecular biology, or another biological or health discipline.

Learning outcomes

Students in the biochemistry program at Marymount University acquire a strong foundation in biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics. Upon successful completion of the program, they are able to

  • comprehend the breadth of current concepts in biochemistry and molecular genetics;
  • critically evaluate scientific literature;
  • formulate hypotheses and develop, conduct, and interpret a research plan; and
  • demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge gained.

In addition, graduates of the program will have the critical thinking and quantitative reasoning skills to recognize, analyze, and solve biological problems; the communication skills to explain key scientific findings clearly; and the ability to recognize the ethical implications of scientific issues in society.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • General Biology
  • Microbiology 
  • Genetics for Majors 
  • Cellular Biology 
  • Biochemistry 
  • Nucleic Acids: Structure, Function, and Metabolism 
  • Advanced Molecular Biology 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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

  • Completed Application with the $40 application fee. 
  • Certified official, original transcripts showing all courses and grades for each year of high school. Transcripts not in English must be sent in the native language with a certified English translation.
  • Letter of Recommendation from your school principal, teacher, or academic adviser. This letter must be written in or translated to English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33200 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Arlington

  • 983 - 1450 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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