The Master of Science program in Biology, administered by the Faculty of Science and Technology, falls within the academic discipline of Natural Sciences. Graduates earn the qualification of Biologist, with program start dates available in both September and February. Proficiency in English is required, demonstrated through TOEFL scores of 547, IELTS scores of 6.0, and successful completion of an oral examination.
Academic eligibility necessitates a Bachelor of Science diploma in biological/life sciences or a related discipline within the natural sciences. The program spans four semesters, culminating in the award of 120 ECTS credits. Tuition is set at 7,500 USD per year, alongside additional fees, including a 150 USD application fee and a 350 USD entrance procedure fee.
The Biology, MSc course is designed to cultivate the researchers of the future, specializing in fields such as genetics, plant biology, ecology, evolutionary biology, and zoology. Students will acquire in-depth knowledge in biology and ecology, alongside skills in research project planning, data collection and analysis, result documentation and publication. They will also conduct their own small-scale research projects under the guidance of globally renowned experts in the field.
The curriculum comprises lectures and seminars (51%) as well as practical training (49%). Key subjects covered in the first year include Biomatematics, Bioinformatics, Genetics, Biophysics, Structural Biology and Measurement, Biological Chemistry, Plant Biology, Zoology, Etology, Ecology, and Environmental Protection. The second year encompasses Cell Biology, Molecular and Synthetic Biology, Regulatory Biology, Physiology and Immunology, Evolutionary Biology, Microbial Biotecnology, and culminates in a thesis.
Students have the opportunity to complete practical training at a company or research institute. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates can pursue a wide range of positions in research laboratories, educational institutions, hospitals, clinics, environmental agencies, as well as pharmaceutical, food, agricultural, and chemical companies. They are equipped to contribute significantly to the fields of biology and ecology. For further information about the program and application process, prospective students are encouraged to visit the university’s website.