Master in Applied Biotechnology

Uppsala University
Sweden
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
February September
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • 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

Curriculum

  • Trends in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 15 credits
  • The Structure and Function of Macromolecules, 15 credits
  • Protein Biotechnology, 10 credits
  • Biotechnology Project, 10 credits
  • Innovation Management, ¬≠Entrepreneurship and IPR, 10 credits
  • Degree Project D in Applied Biotechnology, 15 credits (only for students receiving a one-year master degree)
  • Degree Project 30 credits ( in addition to 30 credits of the courses below; alternatively a 45-credit degree project can be combined with one of the 15 credits course.)
    • Protein Engineering, 15 credits
    • Toxicology, 15 credits
    • Microbiology, 15 credits
    • RNA: Structure, Function and Biology 15 credits
    • Bioinformatic Analyses, I, 5 credits
    • Immunology, 15 credits
    • Molecular Cell Biology 15 credits
    • Bioinformatic Analyses II 5 credits
    • Molecular Infection Biology 15 credits
    • Functional Genomics 15 credits

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