Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health

Admission Requirement

Graduate Diploma

  • Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75.
  • Preferred background: Science (including Biology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Environmental Sciences), Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nursing, Medicine, Medical technology, or other related fields.

Master's Degree

  • Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75.
  • Preferred background: Science (including Biology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Environmental Sciences), Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nursing, Medicine, Medical technology, or other related fields.

Doctoral Degree

  • Candidates should hold a Master’s degree or its equivalent with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50 at the Master’s level.
  • Preferred background: Science (including Biology, Biological Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Environmental Sciences), Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nursing, Medicine, Medical technology, or other related fields.
  • Candidates holding a Bachelor’s degree with First Class Honors are also eligible.

English Proficiency

All candidates must attain an official test score higher than the minimum score for admission in any of the following standardized English examinations.

Examination Minimum Score
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
* Paper-based
* Computer-based
* Internet-based

500
173
61
CU-Test of English Proficiency (CU-TEP) 60

However, applicants from countries where English is the native language are exempted from this requirement. Additionally, applicants holding a previous degree from a university where the sole medium of instruction is English may submit a Certificate of University Medium of Instruction to fulfill this requirement.