• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration

About

What you can learn in the Pre-Medical and General Science Studies Certificate program at UCLA Extension

  • UCLA curriculum recognized and respected by top medical and professional schools
  • Rigorous and research-informed academic content
  • Core disciplines of biology, chemistry, life sciences, math, and physics
  • Wide variety of subjects in other science disciplines, humanities, or social sciences

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Atomic and Molecular Structure, Equilibria, Acids, and Bases 
  • Thermodynamics, Electrochemistry, Kinetics, and Organic Chemistry 
  • General and Organic Chemistry Laboratory
  • Structure of Organic Molecules 
  • Organic Reactions and Pharmaceuticals 

          English Language Requirements

          You only need to take one of these language tests:

          • Minimum required score:

            83

            The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

            Schedule TOEFL®
          • Minimum required score:

            6.5

            The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

          Academic Requirements

          Documents required:

          • Financial certification, such as a bank statement or bank letter, declaring you have a minimum of $26,300 USD, or equivalent, to cover your school and living expenses for a year.
          • A copy of your TOEFL iBT score or Academic IELTS score, which must be no more than two years old.
          • A copy of the page in your passport showing your full legal name, birth date, passport expiration date, and photograph.
          • An official copy of high school or college transcripts. An English copy must be included with foreign language transcripts.
          • One passport-size photo.

          Tuition Fee

          • International Applies to you

            16500 USD/full
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 16500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
          • National Applies to you

            16500 USD/full
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 16500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

          Living costs for Los Angeles

          • 1520 - 2570 USD/month
            Living Costs

          The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

          Funding

          Check the programme website for information about funding options.

          StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

          The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

          Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.