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Biology-Chemistry (Pre-medicine), Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
North Manchester, IN, United States
The Biology-Chemistry (Pre-medicine) major at Manchester University prepares students who are interested in a variety of health care careers, pure science research and bachelor’s degree level employment directly after graduating.
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While most students enter the program with intentions to pursue medicine and pharmacy, the major prepares students for admission to an array of health care professional schools, including: medicine, pharmacy, optometry, dentistry, veterinary sciences, chiropractic, physician assistant and physical therapy. Additionally, with this major students can gain admission to master’s and doctoral programs in chemistry and biology.

Careers for a Biology-Chemistry (Pre-medicine) Major at Manchester University:

  • Physician
  • Pharmacist
  • Dentist
  • Optometrist
  • Veterinarian
  • Physician Assistant
  • Podiatrist
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • The biology-chemistry major is a joint major involving the Biology and Chemistry Departments at Manchester University. 
  • It provides a strong, broad-based, interdisciplinary background in science that prepares students for a variety of career paths, including the professional areas of medicine, optometry, pharmacy, dentistry and veterinary science, as well as graduate programs leading to master’s or doctorate degrees in chemistry, biochemistry, molecular and cell biology and organismic biology. 
  • Additional options include entry level employment in the fields of biology, chemistry or biochemistry.

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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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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  • Minimum required score:


    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

  • An official TOEFL, IELTS, or SAT I score
  • Official or certified copies of national exams
We need copies of all national exams as proof of completion of secondary school. This includes national exams or “O” level exams, and “A” level exams.
  • Evidence of financial support
  • Letter of Recommendation
A letter of recommendation from an employer or teacher or the reference form from the Common Application may be used.  This must be in English.
  • Certified copies of marks, grades, transcripts
Secondary transcripts of grades, marks or final exam results must be certified as true copies of the original. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32366 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32366 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32366 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32366 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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