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Pre-medicine, Cell and Molecular Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Gunnison, CO, United States
The Cell & Molecular Biology emphasis is for students pursuing careers in biotechnology, graduate programs in laboratory biology and professional school in most health fields, including medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and physician assistantships. 
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Overview

All of the biology emphases are built upon a broad training in the core competnecies of the life sciencesk including evolution, cell theory, genetics, metabolism and ecological components and systems. Students who choose the Cell & Molecular Biology emphasis will deepen their understanding of biological concepts at the molecular, cellular and organismal levels. 

The programme

By the time they graduate, these newly-minted scientists will also appreciate the relationship betwen science and society, and will be able to communicate their findings both orally and in written form to the appropriate audiences. 

Cell & Molecular Biology graduates find careers in the biotechnology industry, in hospitals, in higher education and in other related industries, where their training in rigorous analysis and critical thinking are valued and desired. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • The specific courses that a student takes are determined with an advisor to best fit that student's post-graduation goals.
  • Through these courses, students are transformed into scientists as they learn to think critically, to collaborate with each other and with scientists in other disciplines and to gather and analyze data quantitatively, all while carrying out the scientific process.

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:

    6.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete Western’s Online Application or the Common Application.
  • Request your official high school transcript to be sent to Western.
  • Request your official ACT and/or SAT test scores to be sent to Western.
  • Submit the $50 application fee.
  • A personal statement; Letter(s) of recommendation; A resume.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18096 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18096 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18096 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18096 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6624 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Gunnison

  • 950 - 1350 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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