MSc in Biology, General

General

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Program Description

The general Master´s programme in Biology gives you an opportunity to design a personal study plan. You choose from around 30 second cycle courses in biology. Field trips and laboratory work are integated parts of the majority of the biology courses at Lund University, with excellent facilities.

Special features of the programme

  • Broad range of courses covering subjects from cell biology to organismic biology, ecology and evolution
  • Close connections to research in an international environment
  • Long experience in offering courses in English and well developed student exchange programmes
  • Integration of theoretical analyses with strong training of laboratory skills and field work
  • Freedom to design your own study programme and specialisation

Career prospects

The knowledge and skills you will gain on this programme open doors to employment within many sectors of academia and society. Employment can be found within agencies concerned with environmental protection issues, education or consultancy. The programme also provides a solid grounding that prepares you for further postgraduate studies.

Students who wish to study within the Nordic Master's Programme in Biodiversity and Systematics (NABIS) http://nabismaster.org/ can apply for the General Biology programme at Lund University. The students have access to a number of qualified courses that are organized by a consortium of universities from Sweden and Norway. The courses are partially netbased and partially based at research stations around the Nordic countries.

More information can be found at https://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/lubas/i-uoh-lu-NABIO-ALLM

Why Lund University?

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is one of northern Europe’s oldest, broadest and finest universities. The University ranks among the world's top 100 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2020 and is the #1 choice for international students coming to Sweden – one of the world's most innovative, sustainable and democratic countries.

If you would like to start building your international network in a global classroom setting, Lund University is a great option. Experience a different way of learning in a country ranked as one of the best in the world at providing higher education. Group work and informal teacher-student relationships facilitate in-depth learning.

The University is located in Lund, a charming and compact university city in southern Sweden, only 35 minutes away from Copenhagen Airport in Denmark. The city is famous for its vibrant student life and is also home to many world-leading research facilities and international companies.

Learn more about Lund University at www.lunduniversity.lu.se

Last updated Feb 2020

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Lund is Sweden’s most attractive study destination. The University offers one of the broadest ranges of programmes and courses in Scandinavia, based on cross-disciplinary and cutting-edge research. A ... Read More

Lund is Sweden’s most attractive study destination. The University offers one of the broadest ranges of programmes and courses in Scandinavia, based on cross-disciplinary and cutting-edge research. A degree from Lund University is a hallmark of quality both in Sweden and abroad. Read less
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