About this course
In the Master Programme in Molecular Biotechnology, you will encounter several of the scientific fields where Uppsala University has world-leading research. With a focus on biomolecules, areas of study include molecular biology, genomics and biochemistry. Uppsala University has a long tradition and experience in biotechnology development. The cooperation between Uppsala University and the biotechnical industry is a unique factor that has contributed to the region being the strongest in Sweden in Life Science.
- A bachelor degree in any of the natural sciences, medicine, pharmacy, computer science, engineering, mathematics, equivalent to a Swedish degree of at least 180 credits (i.e. three years of full-time study).
- Knowledge and practical experience of laboratory biology experiments and molecular biology: cell biology, molecular biology and molecular genetics corresponding to approximately 20 weeks full-time studies.
- Knowledge and practical experience of chemistry: general chemistry, organic chemistry and bio- chemistry corresponding to approximately 20 weeks full-time study.
- Knowledge of mathematics (e.g. algebra, analysis, differential equations and mathematical statistics) corresponding to approximately 20 weeks full-time study.
- 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