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Study cellular biology abroad

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Cellular Biology degrees abroad

Cellular biology is a branch of biological science that examines the structure and function of cells in animals, plants, and microbes.

As well as learning about the lifecycle of individual cells and the crucial processes they perform, you’ll see how they work together to form tissues and embryos. You’ll understand the roles of cells in ill-health, and look into groundbreaking research that aims to fight diseases like cancer, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes.

Studying cellular biology abroad will put you at the forefront of international research and discussion in the field. You’ll meet world-leading professors, learn in cutting-edge facilities, and make memories to last a lifetime.

Cellular Biology program structure

Bachelor’s degrees in cellular biology require at least three years of full-time study. Most programs allow you to take a placement year, but this will increase your total course length to four years. Completing a placement is a worthwhile experience where you’ll build your professional skills and connections.

If you choose to study as an undergraduate in the US, your degree will take four years to finish. Before focusing on your cellular biology major, you’ll need to complete two years of liberal arts classes.

If you’re hoping to begin a career in academic research or the biosciences industry, you’ll likely need a postgraduate qualification. Master’s degrees are generally taken over one or two years, depending on where you study and whether you’re a part or full-time student. It will take around another five years to earn a PhD.

Lectures, seminars, tutorials, workshops, laboratories, and fieldwork trips are the most common teaching methods on cellular biology courses. You’ll mainly be assessed through written and practical exams, but lab reports and research projects are common too.

Every university offers a different mixture of elective modules for students to choose from. However, most institutions deliver core units in the following fundamentals:

  • Cellular and cellular biology
  • Cell structure and function
  • Cell metabolism
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics, evolution, and development
  • Microbiology
  • Animal and plant biology
  • Laboratory and professional skills for bioscientists

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Cellular Biology study abroad programs

Cellular biology undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in cellular biology

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    Applied Biological Sciences - BSc (Hons) University of Stirling, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,340 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 14,820 GBP

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    Secondary Education (Biological Sciences) (West Campus) - BAEd Arizona State University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    29,834 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 29,834 USD

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    Biological Sciences - BSc University of South Carolina, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    33,928 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 33,928 USD

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    Biological Sciences - BSc (Hons) Bournemouth University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    22,646 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,500 GBP

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    Biological Sciences - BSc Florida International University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,566 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,566 USD

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Associate in cellular biology

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    Biological Sciences - ASc College of Southern Nevada, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,048 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,048 USD

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Diploma in cellular biology

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    Advancing University Studies: Biological Sciences - DipAdvUniStud University of Canterbury, New Zealand

    Program type
    Undergraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    20,040 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 28,006 NZD

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Cellular biology graduate programs

Master's in cellular biology

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    Molecular and Cellular Biology - MSc Arizona State University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    24,318 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 24,318 USD

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    Applied Science: Biological Sciences - MAppSc University of Tasmania, Australia

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    23,191 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 30,950 AUD

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    Biological Sciences - MSc University of Wisconsin Parkside, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,365 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,365 USD

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    Biological Sciences - MSc University of Auckland, New Zealand

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    31,707 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 44,310 NZD

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    Biological Sciences - MA DePaul University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    23,520 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 23,520 USD

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Doctorate in cellular biology

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    Biological Sciences - PhD University of Portsmouth, UK

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    22,372 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,300 GBP

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    Biological Sciences - PhD University of Canterbury, New Zealand

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    5,080 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,099 NZD

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    Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics - PhD Florida A&M University, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    24,669 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 24,669 USD

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Diploma in cellular biology

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    Biological Sciences - GradDipSci University of Auckland, New Zealand

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    27,117 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 37,895 NZD

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    Science and Technology: Biological Sciences - PGDip Massey University, New Zealand

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    29,245 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 40,870 NZD

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    Science: Biological Sciences - PGDipSc University of Canterbury, New Zealand

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    28,265 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 39,500 NZD

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Future cellular biology careers

Your degree in cellular biology will open up several esteemed and rewarding career opportunities. Government departments, research institutions, universities, and pharmaceutical companies will be eager to snap up your technical and analytical skills.

You could take your career in numerous directions, but here are some popular professions you might be interested in:

  • Molecular biologist
  • Biochemist
  • Clinical research associate
  • Toxicologist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Pharmaceutical researcher
  • Geneticist
  • Forensic scientist

Most universities have their own employability office, so you can receive career advice that’s free and personalized. It’s worth scheduling an appointment if you’d like to discuss your ambitions, job prospects, or work experience opportunities.