Duration
2 years
Intakes
Feb Sep
Study mode
Full-time
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

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.

Entry Requirements

  • 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