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Biomaterials Engineering, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #37 (QS) Seoul, South Korea
Through its faculty and graduates, Seoul National University Biomaterials Engineering fulfills its vision of being a driving force in creating basic science knowledge and new technology.
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As one of the premier biomaterials science programs in the nation, Seoul National University program in biomaterials engineering provides a superior interdisciplinary research and education environment that prepares graduates to be the leaders of integrating materials science and biology who develop environmental-friendly polymer materials and bio-inspired materials.

Seoul National University Biomaterials Engineering faculty members collaborate to pursue interdisciplinary research and development projects, and to provide a core curriculum of enviro-, nano-, and biomaterials based on principle courses in organic chemistry, physical chemistry, biochemistry, applied analysis, mechanics, and bioengineering. The SNU biomaterials program focuses research activity on the development of systematic functional biomaterials useful in human society based on the technology derived from fusing life science and materials engineering.


The SNU biomaterials program proudly offers a unique aspect of the integration of research and education. The undergraduates shall have opportunities for independent research projects, and the graduate students are able to hold the chance to meet early immersion in research. The graduates from the department build their careers in various of professional areas, including private industry, research or educational institutions, patent law, and the government.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Biomechanics
  • Bio-processing
  • Bio-production engineering
  • Bio-environmental engineering
  • Biosensors
  • Bioinformatics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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    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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    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

  • Application for Admission
  • Personal Statement and Study Plan
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Counselor Reference
  • Official Highschool Transcript and Graduation Certificate
  • A Copy of the Applicant's Passport
  • Copies of Both Parents' Passport
  • Official Document Indication parent-child relationship between the applicant and his or her parents

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2520 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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KRW 2,998,000

Living costs for Seoul

  • 1853935 - 1761660 KRW/month
    Living Costs

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