Life Sciences - Undergraduate Programs
The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences
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Biology (dm/sm) (0455)
Modern Biology is essential to all aspects of contemporary life: quality of the environment, medicine, agriculture, industry, education, and law. The goal of the program at the Faculty of Life Sciences is to equip a new generation of professionals to deal with the challenges of the 21st century.
The program provides a thorough basic grounding in all fields of organismic and molecular biology. Students receive both theoretical and practical experience and are trained for research, industry, and teaching. Studies for the B.Sc. incorporate lectures, laboratory work, exercises, and field trips.
Programs of Study:
- Biology - Single major
- Biology and a major from another faculty - Double major
- Biology - Research track for outstanding students
- Biology and Chemistry - Double Major
- Biology with emphasis on Biotechnology - Single major
- Biology with emphasis on Ecology and Evolution -Single major
- Biology with an emphasis on Food Security
Combined major – Life Sciences and Medicine (0104)
For details please see Medicine - Undergraduate Programs.
Combined major – Life Sciences and Computer Sciences with specialization on Bioinformatics (0368)
In selecting a major, some of the tracks cannot be listed as a third choice.
Foreign high school graduates are generally required to participate in a preparatory year (Mechina). It is highly recommended for candidates who have not studied mathematics and chemistry at a high level to attend summer preparatory courses.
Those who have passed Israeli matriculation exams are requested to read the section in the Hebrew booklet describing the admissions requirements.
Candidates from abroad who do not have an Israeli matriculation and have not studied in schools where the language of instruction is English must reach "Basic" level at the beginning of the academic year in the English Placement Exam.