Biology, BSc

Faculty: Science and Technology
Academic discipline: Natural Sciences
Qualification: Biologist (with Bachelor of Science Degree)

Starting date: September 

Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 513 /IELTS 5.5/oral examination)
Academic requirements: high school certificate; entrance examination in Biology, Mathematics (written and oral)

Duration: 6 semesters
ECTS credits: 180
Tuition fee: 6,500 USD/year
Other fees: application fee 150 USD, entrance procedure fee 350 USD

Short description: 
The aim of the program is to provide students with basic knowledge in the most important biological fields. Students will attain skills in the fundamental methods of laboratory and applied biology and come to understand the most important processes of biochemistry, cytology and components of living organisms. The Biology BSc program covers a broad range of biological science including the most important concepts in modern biology; the biological levels of organization; the fundamental principles of structure and function and the development of ecosystems.
Lecture, seminar: 58%
Practice: 42%
Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and may change):
Year Main subject
1 Quality Assurance, Basic Statistical Information, Introduction to Biological Chemistry, Fundamentals of Biology, Introduction to Chemistry, Basic Environmental Science, Plant Organology and Anatomy, Analytics, Introduction to Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Introduction to Ecology, Plant Taxonomy, Animal Taxonomy, Fundamental Biochemistry, General Microbiology, Basic Ecology, Mycology, Hydrobiology
2 Analytics, Plant Taxonomy, Animal Taxonomy, Fundamental Biochemistry, Cell biology, Plant Physiology, General Microbiology, Biotechnology, Basic Ecology, Biogeography, Environmental protection, Ethology, Mycology, Hydrobiology, Bioinformatics, Animal Physiology, Genetics, Molecular biology, Biotechnology, Plant physiology, Microbiology
3 Human Biology, Genetics, Evolutionary Biology, Population Genetics, Environmental protection, Animal physiology, Microbiology, Thesis

Internship, practice: Students should complete a 6-week practice at a company or research institute.

Please find the bulletin of the program here.

Career prospects: Graduates may go on to a variety of subject-specific careers in research laboratories, educational institutions, hospitals, clinics, environmental agencies, and pharmaceutical, food, agricultural and chemical companies.

Graduate study opportunities: MSc programs: molecular biology, biology, bioengineering, environmental science.


"I’m from Kazakhstan and from the first day I came to Debrecen I’ve felt in love with it because it’s an absolutely amazing city with limited urban bustle interconnecting people from over the world, an affordable place for students to study and travel directly from Debrecen. The university staff are always there when I need help. I get a quick response and support from them." (Madina, Biology BSc student from Kazakhstan)


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