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Human Biology and Society

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

48 months
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42993 USD/year
42993 USD/year
13239 USD/year
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About

The Human Biology and Society program of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is offered by the College of Letters and Science.

Overview

The Human Biology and Society program of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) provide a rigorous interdisciplinary education in current issues at the intersection of human biology, genetics, and society where bridging the institutional divide between the life sciences and human sciences (humanities and social sciences) is necessary.

Learning Outcomes

The Human Biology and Society major has the following learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrated strong foundation of knowledge in social science and evolutionary biology and genetics
  • Skills to critically analyze and evaluate qualitative and quantitative data and social biological theories
  • Formulation of effective and convincing written and oral arguments that integrate biological and social evidence
  • Demonstrated broad comprehension of mathematical, physical, and life sciences as preparation for medical school
  • Work well in multidisciplinary teams
  • Skills at communicating across disciplines and leveraging knowledge from multiple perspectives
  • Demonstrated proficiency in at least one area of concentration at the interface between biology and society
  • Integration of ethical, legal, and societal concerns in planning, conducting, and assessing research
  • Use of societal and biological information to critically assess complex real-world problems and to employ interdisciplinary skills to help solve them
  • Use of societal and biological information to critically assess complex real-world problems and to employ interdisciplinary skills to help solve them

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Genetic Concepts for Human Sciences
  • Societal and Medical Issues in Human Genetics
  • Ways of Knowing in Life and Human Sciences
  • Problems of Identity at Biology/Society Interface
  • Human Biology, Genetics, and Society
  • Genetics and Human History

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.4

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete 15 year-long academic courses with a 3.4 GPA
  • Meet other requirements specific to your country
  • Take the ACT with Writing Test, SAT with Writing or SAT with Essay by December of your last year at secondary school
  • Demonstrate English-language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42993 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42993 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    42993 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42993 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    13239 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13239 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Beverly Hills

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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