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Oncological Sciences, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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Overview

Independent laboratory research for not less than three years after the bachelor’s degree, preliminary written and oral examinations, and a written dissertation defended through an oral examination. No specific number of credit hours is required. Course work in departments related to the dissertation subject is suggested. New students become acquainted with the research program of various faculty members through laboratory rotations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Intro to Occupational Epidemiology
  • Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene
  • Administration and Management of Health and Safety Programs
  • Biostatistics
  • Occupational Safety and Health Solutions
  • Ergonomics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: B

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

Student should have a B average in undergraduate work and show promise of scholarly development of ideas and sound reasoning. An adequate background in the biological sciences is required, as is the GRE.

Graduate admission of Ph.D. students in the areas of molecular biology (biochemistry, genetics, cell biology, or development) and biological chemistry is done through two campus-wide Interdepartmental Graduate Programs: Molecular Biology Program and Biological Chemistry Program. Students are admitted by one of the programs and supported financially for their first year of graduate study. Thereafter, they choose a thesis advisor and affiliate with one of the participating departments.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30371 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30371 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Salt Lake City

  • 1000 - 1730 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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