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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Koc University

48 months
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At the beginning of the 21st century, novel technologies are allowing us to make exciting new discoveries and obtain detailed knowledge of how molecules, cells, tissues, and organisms operate. The Molecular Biology and Genetics programme is offered by Koc University.


The Molecular Biology and Genetics programme from Koc University offers advanced cell and molecular biology and genetics courses as well as electives in areas, such as cancer biology, neuroscience, and bioinformatics. 

Experimental research 

Students in the Molecular Biology and Genetics program will engage in experimental research by working with faculty members in their cutting-edge research programs. 

The program will prepare students for careers in areas including: academia, pharmaceutical discovery and development, biotechnology, environmental sciences, food quality control, and forensics.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Communications in Biology
  • Bioenergetics
  • Immunology
  • Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation
  • Parasitology
  • Proteomics and Protein Chemistry
  • Advanced Studies in Cellular Signalling
  • The Biology of Cancer

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


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Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal and Educational Background Information (CV)
  • 3 Recommendation Letters 
  • TOEFL 
  • GRE scores (required from Foreign students; optional for Turkish students)
  • Official transcripts from all the universities attended
  • Statement of Purpose

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Living costs for Istanbul

2000 - 3240 TRY /month
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