Master of Applied Genetics

General

Program Description

Master of Applied Genetics

Why choose Master of Applied Genetics program at Ilia State University?

  • Student-centered teaching
  • Practice-based curriculum
  • Exchange program opportunities
  • Competitive tuition fee and affordable living expenses
  • Unforgettable student life

The Master of Applied Genetics will train students to an international standard, incorporating current biomolecular technology. Quite simply, use of biotechnology, in particular, molecular genetics applications, is now ubiquitous in commerce and research.

The program intends that students understand the utility of genetics-based technology. Whether or not they go on to use these skills in their subsequent careers, these students will be informed consumers of this technology--they will be better able to deploy the technology appropriately themselves and evaluate information that has been generated by others using biotechnology.

Through a combination of lectures, laboratory- and field-based training, students will learn not just concepts, but actual practice and procedures of applied genetics. The materials taught in this program will prepare students for careers in agricultural, industrial, or biomedical genetics applications, as well as molecular ecology and evolution.

Duration and Price

  • Duration of the program is 2 years = 4 semesters
  • Tuition fee – 3000 US Dollars = 7800 GEL

Application deadlines

  • Intake for Autumn Semester: 10 August
  • Intake for Spring Semester: 30 November
Last updated Dec 2019

About the School

Ilia State University was founded in 2006, as a result of the unification of 6 different academic institutes with long and varied histories. Currently, Ilia State University is one of the leading rese ... Read More

Ilia State University was founded in 2006, as a result of the unification of 6 different academic institutes with long and varied histories. Currently, Ilia State University is one of the leading research and educational institutions in Georgia, which aims to create, transfer and apply knowledge for the purposes of scientific advancement and societal development at the local as well as at the international level. ISU provides extremely advanced academic community where the students can learn from experts and gain the qualification they are looking for. Ilia State University represents a special connection between students and professors – a multifunctional educational and scientific institution where the joint work of professors, students, researchers and instructors creates a unified space for higher education and research. Read less