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Graduate Pathway in Basic Medical Science

INTO UAB's Graduate Pathway program in Basic Medical Science will prepare you to enter the second year of a master’s degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of graduate study at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. This transition from an INTO Graduate Pathway program to a university degree program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 30 credit hour program
  • 14 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 16 credit hours remaining toward degree

1-Semester:

  • 30 credit hour program
  • 10 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 20 credit hours remaining toward degree

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.
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Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80, IELTS 6.5 or PTEA 53+.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

2.5 GPA in 4 Year Bachelor's Program or Equivalent. Must have two of the following courses: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Developmental, Biology, or Organic Chemistry.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
21 August 2018 14 December 2018 1 Semester $15,240
2 January 2019 26 April 2019 1 Semester $15,240
1 May 2019 9 August 2019 1 Semester $15,240
20 August 2019 13 December 2019 1 Semester
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8 January 2020 1 May 2020 1 Semester
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Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

Class size: 14

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44+, INTO Password: 6.0 overall or Completion of Academic English Level 4.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

2.5 GPA in 4 Year Bachelor's Program or Equivalent. Must have two of the following courses: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Developmental, Biology, or Organic Chemistry.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
21 August 2018 26 April 2019 2 Semesters $26,500
2 January 2019 9 August 2019 2 Semesters $26,500
1 May 2019 13 December 2019 2 Semesters $26,500
20 August 2019 1 May 2020 2 Semesters
-
13 January 2020 14 August 2020 2 Semesters
-

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

Class size: 14

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 80, IELTS 6.5 or PTEA 53+.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

2.5 GPA in 4 Year Bachelor's Program or Equivalent. Must have two of the following courses: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Developmental, Biology, or Organic Chemistry.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
21 August 2018 14 December 2018 1 Semester $15,240
2 January 2019 26 April 2019 1 Semester $15,240
1 May 2019 9 August 2019 1 Semester $15,240
20 August 2019 13 December 2019 1 Semester
-
8 January 2020 1 May 2020 1 Semester
-

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

Class size: 14

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL iBT 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44+, INTO Password: 6.0 overall or Completion of Academic English Level 4.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

2.5 GPA in 4 Year Bachelor's Program or Equivalent. Must have two of the following courses: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Developmental, Biology, or Organic Chemistry.

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
21 August 2018 26 April 2019 2 Semesters $26,500
2 January 2019 9 August 2019 2 Semesters $26,500
1 May 2019 13 December 2019 2 Semesters $26,500
20 August 2019 1 May 2020 2 Semesters
-
13 January 2020 14 August 2020 2 Semesters
-

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

Class size: 14

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:
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