2 years
Feb Sep
Study mode
Tuition fee (entire course)
Local students
USD 34,047
EUR 30,879
Foreign students
USD 34,047
EUR 30,879
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

The Master Programme in Biology offers many alternative course combinations, and you can choose from a number of specialisations that prepare you for research or professions outside the university. You can also choose to take courses outside your own specialisation which are:

  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Evolution Biology (MEME)
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Genetic and Molecular Plant Science
  • Immunology and Microbiology
  • Limnology – Ecology and Environment of Inland Waters
  • NABIS – Nordic Master in Biodiversity and Systematics

The subjects for the spesialisations are different so contact University for the complete information about subjects.

Entry Requirements

  • A bachelor degree, equivalent to a Swedish degree of at least 180 credits (i.e. three years of full-time studies).
  • The degree must include 40 weeks of full-time studies (60 credits) in Biology plus 20 weeks of full-time studies (30 credits) in Chemistry.
  • 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