About this course
The Master Programme in Applied Biotechnology is carefully designed for ambitious future professionals, who wish to specialise in the field of biotechnology and at the same time, would like exposure to project management and entrepreneurship. The unique curriculum allows students to choose between academia and industry for their future career. You will meet both Swedish and international students and teachers in this programme, which will help you to build up a valuable network during and after your studies.
- A bachelor degree, equivalent to a Swedish degree of at least 180 credits (i.e. three years of full-time study) in molecular biology, biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biotechnology, chemistry, medical technology/informatics, pharmacy or biophysics.
- Also required is knowledge and practical experience of laboratory experiments in biology, and molecular biology: cell biology, molecular biology and molecular genetics corresponding to approximately 20 weeks of full-time studies.
- Knowledge and practical experience of laboratory experiments in chemistry: general chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry corresponding to approximately 20 weeks full-time studies.
- Knowledge of mathematics: algebra and analysis corresponding to approximately 10 weeks of full-time studies.
- Knowledge of computer science: good proficiency in use of computer software for word and simple calculations.
- Proof of skills in English to a level corresponding to English B in the Swedish secondary school. This is normally attested by means of an internationally recognised test with the following minimum scores:
- IELTS: an overall mark of 6.5 and no section below 5.5
- TOEFL: Paper-based: Score of 4.5 (scale 1-6) in written test and a total score of 575. Internet-based: Score of 20 (scale 0-30) in written test and a total score of 90