• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
The BSc Biological Sciences programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University provides you with a comprehensive introduction to the biosciences, equipping you with knowledge and skills in a range of areas, from bioinformatics and biotechnology, to cell signalling, genomics, and structural biology.
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Overview

By the time you graduate from the BSc Biological Sciences programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, you will have:

  • an understanding of the major issues and challenges in biomedical sciences
  • the ability to understand and describe biological systems
  • the skills to design and conduct experiments and investigations
  • an appreciation of the moral, social, and ethical issues associated with research and development in the biosciences.

Career

Graduates from this programme find career opportunities in the fields of biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, and molecular biology and are well-equipped with the scientific knowledge, experimental techniques, and key skills required by industry, research institutions and universities, and government and public services. Graduates can also choose to go onto the further study in related fields including biotechnology, nanotechnology, chemistry and pharmaceuticals.

Accreditation

International accreditation by the Royal Society of Biology. assures excellence in teaching, curriculum provision and technical skills development as well the capacity of a programme to enhance graduate employability skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • For Mainland China applicants: 30 June
      • For international applicants and applicants from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan: 15 July
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description

      Three or four years

  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Genome Expression and Maintenance
  • Pathogenic Microbiology
  • Cell Biology Techniques
  • Proteins in Action
  • Fundamentals of Virology
  • Biochemical Methods
  • Advanced Genetics
  • Practical Bioinformatics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    62

    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:

    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.

General Requirements

We welcome applications from high-quality candidates in all subjects with appropriate high school or equivalent qualifications. Students will normally be expected to have a high standing in their high school performance with a minimum ‘B’ average in all subjects as well as relevant subjects.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11020 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    11020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11020 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

RMB 88,000 per academic year

Living costs for Suzhou

  • 3000 - 5500 CNY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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