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Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Carolina Beach, NC, United States
Montreat College’s Biology program gives students an understanding of fundamental concepts while providing a variety of opportunities for specialization in specific fields of interest. Students engage in scientific research and in-depth inquiry and discussion while considering the ethical and worldview implications of their research and study.
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Overview

Biology at Montreat College prepares students for a broad range of careers in scientific research, medicine, and business.

Montreat biology students begin hands-on research in their second year, allowing them to build valuable experience for post-graduate work and study.

Career

  • Medical Scientist
  • Microbiologist
  • Biochemist
  • Marine Biologist
  • Geneticist
  • Botanist
  • Ecologist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Analytical Chemist

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 include: 

  • Animal Diversity and Ecology 
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology 
  • Plant Diversity and Ecology 
  • Biometrics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    75

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • An application for admission
  • An official, translated transcript of the student’s secondary school record, showing a minimum unweighted GPA of 2.75. Montreal College requires that the applicant use a transcript translation and evaluation service 
  • Test scores: TOEFL, IELTS or iTEP scores* (for students for whom English is not their first language).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29212 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29212 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29212 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29212 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Carolina Beach

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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