M.Sc. in Life Science at Tel-Aviv University for International Students
Tomorrow's innovative discoveries
Biological sciences are amongst the fastest developing fields in the scientific world today. With the borders between scientific sub-fields blurring, scientists are required to adopt a broader, more interdisciplinary approach when solving scientific problems and developing new technologies.
Tel-Aviv University offers three M.Sc. programs in life sciences that are especially designed for international students. The faculty of life science houses more than 90 different research labs in a wide range of disciplines, in order to assist students in researching some of the most discussed topics in science and technology. Graduates of these programs have an interdisciplinary training that can assist them in today's scientific community. They can pursue fascinating career options in academic positions and in thr pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
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M.Sc. Biochemistry: the program discusses advances topics in biology and biochemistry and allows students to carry out research work in these fields.
M.Sc. ecology and environmental studies: this track focuses on topics such as nature conservation, evolution and the environment. Students develop advanced research tools and discuss contemporary challenges in creating a greener world.
M.Sc. Genetics: the program provides tools in fields such as molecular and systems biology, genetics and genomics. Students can get to know the latest technologies and carry out research of their own.
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Structure and duration
The different programs span around 24 months. The tracks are especially designed for international students; all courses are taught in English. Students in these programs study in a thesis track and are required to find an academic advisor. The programs are built of theoretical courses and electives, seminars, practical workshops and research work conducted in the university labs.
Advanced cellular biology
Signal transfer in the cell
Action and structure of proteins
Ecology and environmental studies:
Ecology of societies
Scientific basis for natural conservation
Statistic principles in experimental biology
From DNA to Population
Current Topics in Genetics
This program is open to candidate that have completed undergraduate studies in life science (B.Sc.) or similar scientific fields with a grade of at least 80 or a GPA of 3.0 and above. In addition, they are required to hand in two letters of recommendation from professional and academic sources and send their resume. They also need to pass an English proficiency test - TOEFL or IELTS.
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Graduates of these tracks receive a M.Sc. Master's degree in life science from Tel-Aviv University.