Master's Degree in Molecular Sciences in Helsinki in Finland

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Molecular Sciences

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.


Study in molecular sciences can open up many innovative and new scientific fields to pursue, including molecular neuroscience, cytogenetics, molecular genetics, molecular basis of monogenic diseases, molecular virology and immunology, and the molecular basis of complex diseases.

Higher level scholars in Finland easily access higher education courses at practically oriented polytechnics or universities. The Finnish culture is easy to learn since the government has set a ministry which is responsible for enhancing cultural, youth policies, sports and international cooperation.

Helsinki is the capital city of Finland. It is located in the Region of Uusimaa and has a population of over 600,000 inhabitants. It is home to several universities and other institutions of higher education.

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Master in Molecular Biosciences

University of Helsinki
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Finland Helsinki

The Programme provides state-of-the art Master´s Level studies in Biochemistry, Genetics and Microbiology. [+]

Masters in Molecular Sciences in Helsinki in Finland. The Master’s Programme in Molecular Biosciences provides state-of-the art Master´s Level studies in Biochemistry, Genetics, and Microbiology on the Viikki Campus of the University of Helsinki. The Master´s Degree consists of two years of studies, including extensive research-oriented training and a Master’s Thesis, based on the students own research project conducted in a research group. The studies give the students competence for doctoral studies and skills and knowledge that can be applied to a wide range of future careers within and outside of academic research. BIOCHEMISTRY The Master’s degree in biochemistry is obtained in one of the following specialization tracks: general biochemistry, health biosciences, and research. The curriculum develops wide expertise in biochemical sciences and in molecular cell biology. GENETICS The Master´s degree studies in genetics provide a profound knowledge and understanding of genetic phenomenon and highly developed practical skills to design and conduct genetic and genomic research. The studies offer possibilities to specialize in human genetics, genomics, developmental genetics, genetic bioinformatics or microbial genetics. GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY During the Master’s degree studies our students specialize in medical microbiology, virology or general microbiology according to their own interests. The studies are performed mostly as practical training in research groups in the field of cell and molecular biology of microbes. HELSINKI.FI/BIO/FACULTY/STUDIES APPLICATION PERIOD AND APPLICATION FORM The application period for International Master's Programmes beginning the autumn of 2016 (2016 admissions) opens in early December 2015 and closes on January 27, 2016 at 4:00 pm (GMT +2). For more information on the International Master´s Programmes, see [-]