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Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology

University of Tennessee Knoxville

Ph.D. On Campus
36 months
Duration
31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
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About

Students who have passed the comprehensive examination in the PhD program and have completed at least 30 credit hours of approved course work for graduate credit, at least two-thirds of which must be at or above the 500-level, may petition the department for award of a master’s degree. The Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Overview

Program requirements

  • At least two additional approved graduate courses in the life sciences or chemistry, or physics, or other physical science to be determined upon consultation with the mentor and the dissertation committee. No survey courses will be accepted. 
  • At least 6 credit hours of topics offered in BCMB 615 or its equivalent. 
  • Participation in BCMB 601 and BCMB 603 during the entire period of residence. Participation in at least one journal club chosen from among BCMB 605, BCMB 606, BCMB 607, BCMB 608 for 6 semesters. 
  • Passing a comprehensive examination, taken before the end of the third year of study. 
  • A dissertation reporting the results of original and significant research carried out during the term of candidacy.
  • Passing a final oral examination which will be concerned primarily with the student’s dissertation.
The Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

Programme Structure

The additional requirements for such a degree are:

  • Preparation of a research manuscript suitable for submission for publication in a major scientific journal and oral defense of that manuscript before an examining committee of three faculty members appointed by the head of the department, at least two of whom shall be members of the department.
  • Publication of at least one full-length paper in a major scientific journal as first author.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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.
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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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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.
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English requirements

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.
80
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).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

      • The completed online Graduate Application for Admission 
      • A non-refundable application fee 
      • One unofficial transcript from all colleges and universities attended submitted on-line at the time of application to the Graduate School
      • The submission of official transcripts and degree certificates
      • Departmental application
      • Reference letters or rating forms

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31798 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13380 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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