Molecular biology provides tools and a basis of knowledge that are increasingly important in all aspects of life science. This Master’s programme offers courses that will deepen and broaden your education in modern molecularly oriented biology and related topics. The general programme in Molecular Biology provides you with the opportunity to design your own education with the specialisation that you prefer. There is a broad range of courses to choose from. You will be given guidance on how to put together a suitable programme that fulfils the degree requirements and gives you the appropriate education and training.
Special features of the programme:
• Broad range of courses related to cell-and molecular biology, biotechnology and medical biology
• Close connection to research in an international environment
• Integration of theoretical analysis with strong training of laboratory skills
• Freedom to create your own study programme and specialisation
Courses and number of credits: Elective courses in Molecular Biology (60 ECTS), Master’s degree project (30–60 ECTS), elective courses or continuation of the Master’s degree project (0–30 ECTS). For list of elective courses, see www.biology.lu.se/general-master-programme-in-molecular-biology
Most courses are full-time studies, and you take only one course at a time. The courses are typically teaching intensive with lectures, seminars, theoretical and practical exercises, as well as self-studies. During one term you normally take two courses of 15 ECTS credits (i.e. a total of 60 credits per year).
The knowledge and skills you will gain on this programme opens doors to employment within many sectors in industry, academia and the public sector. Depending on which specialisation you choose, this could be in the biotechnological, pharmaceutical or food industries. Employment can also be found in agencies concerned with hygiene and environmental protection issues, in patent and legal issues, education or research funding.
Read more about this programme on www.lunduniversity.lu.se/molecular-biology
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 2019 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
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Last updated October 8, 2018