Molecular Biology and Genetics, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • 13950
    Tuition (Year)
    10130
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
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The M.S. program is organized to provide an excellent training in basic and applied research areas of molecular biology and genetics. The main research activities of the department are on molecular genetics (genetic predisposition to cancer, tumor suppressor genes, gene-disease associations), molecular biology (regulation of transcription, differential expression, epigenetics), molecular cell biology (cell cycle, apoptosis, signal transduction). Immunology, bioinformatics, neurophysiology, metabolic diseases.
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About

The graduate programs are organized to provide an excellent training in basic and applied research areas of molecular biology and genetics.

The main research activities of the department are on molecular genetics (genetic predisposition to cancer, tumor suppressor genes, gene-disease associations), molecular biology (regulation of transcription, differential expression, epigenetics), molecular cell biology (cell cycle, apoptosis, signal transduction). Immunology, bioinformatics, metabolic diseases.

In addition to at least 24 credit units of course work, the M.S. degree candidate must prepare and successfully defend a thesis. Expected duration to complete the M.S. program is four semesters; the maximum duration is six semesters.

The medium of instruction is English.

Programme Structure

In addition to at least 24 credit units of course work, the M.S. degree candidate must prepare and successfully defend a thesis.

Expected duration to complete the M.S. program is four semesters; the maximum duration is six semesters.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Credits (ECTS)
    122 ECTS
  • Duration full-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

Academic Requirements

All applicants are required to have a B.S. degree in molecular biology and genetics, biology, or in a related field of science or engineering.

Students with a B.S. degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, physics or a related field may also apply; however, such students may be requested to take several undergraduate courses in molecular biology and genetics to acquire necessary background in the field. Evaluation of applicants is based on their ALES (Akademik Personel ve Lisansüstü Egitimi Giris Sinavi - Academic Personnel and Postgraduate Education Entrance Examination) scores, past academic records, reference letters and an interview.

Applicants who are not Turkish citizens and Turkish citizen applicants who are residents of another country may take GRE instead of ALES. All non-native speakers of English are required to submit a proof of satisfactory knowledge of English.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • USD 13950 International
  • USD 10130 National

For all Turkish nationals, tuition fee for the 2016-2017 academic year (8% VAT included):

  • Admitted before 2016 is 28,600 TL
  • Admitted in 2016 is 30,400 TL
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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Currently about 80% of the graduate students receive financial support. Financial assistance is provided in the form of a tuition waiver or a tuition waiver plus a monthly stipend. The amount of the stipend is adjusted annually to cover changes in the cost of living.

Both admission and financial assistance are based on academic accomplishment and scholarly promise alone, without regard to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin or physical disabilities.

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