A completed bachelor’s degree with an average of 80 or higher.
Having a supervisor from among the Faculty academic staff (the candidate must find a supervisor before applying).
A personal interview with the Faculty’s Admissions Committee.
The Admissions Committee will test the following:
- General knowledge of the research subject of the lab the student wishes to join, and the student’s ability to discuss a scientific question of interest to him/her.
- The student’s ability to discuss at least one scientific paper related to the lab’s research subject (the paper must be submitted to the Office about a week before the interview).
- The student’s ability to discuss a research project he/she has done (e.g., as part of his/her undergraduate studies or work).
The study program shall include a limited-scope research project and submission of a paper. In addition: Students who have completed a three-year undergraduate program shall have to take 30 academic credits. At least 20 of these shall consist of graduate courses, including 1 mandatory course out of 2 worth 5 credits each, 2 courses from the Research Project category – worth 2.5 credits each, and 4 courses from the Current Topics in Biology category – worth 0.5 credits each. The rest of the credits can be chosen from the list of graduate courses subject to approval by the student’s supervisor. Of these, no more than 10 credits can be for undergraduate courses. Students who have completed a four-year undergraduate program shall have to take 21 academic credits, 12 of them for the mandatory courses described above, and the other 9 electives. Additionally, all students must successfully pass the mandatory course Scientific Writing in English for M.Sc. Please note:
- Students must take at least 75% of the required credits within the first two semesters of their studies.
- Students must submit an M.Sc. research proposal within one semester from the beginning of their studies.