Master of Science Programs in Molecular Sciences

Compare 27 MScs in Molecular Sciences

Molecular Sciences

Obtaining an MSc in Molecular Sciences can open the door to many exciting career fields in a wide variety of areas. Not only does a master’s degree indicate that a student has achieved mastery over a subject, but it allows them to apply for higher paying jobs or continue their education to obtain a more advanced degree.

What is an MSc in Molecular Sciences? This popular area of study allows students to engage in active research and learn how to communicate professionally with the scientific world. It also involves challenging coursework focusing on the latest methodologies, technologies and equipment that is used in molecular science. Molecular science explores how biology, physics and chemistry interact to achieve amazing things, such as new sources of energy.

The benefits of obtaining a Master of Science in Molecular Sciences cannot be underestimated. Those who hold a master’s degree are more likely to be considered for prominent positions in the industry. They are often among the first considered for position advancements and wage increases as well.

The cost of a Master of Science degree can vary significantly from school to school and from country to country. Prospective students can search for tuition information online to help them select which school is right for their budget. Many online programs also have student scholarships, loans and other financing options available for those who qualify.

Students with an MSc in Molecular Science may be interested in a diagnostic career, which allows them to develop new testing procedures for genetic disorders, cancer, immune deficiency and pharmacokinetics. Molecular scientists work in wide array of settings including reference laboratories, hospitals, public health departments, law enforcement agencies, research institutions, pharmaceutical companies and universities. Those who wish to obtain a PhD in Molecular Sciences may go on to educate the next generation of aspiring molecular scientists.

With advanced internet technology, students can obtain an MSc in Molecular Sciences through an online program. It is easy for students to locate an institute of higher learning that offers an online program in their specific field of interest. Don’t wait another minute to get started. Begin your journey to a new career or advance in your current career field. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Master in Molecular Biology

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Belgium Brussels

The programme aims at strengthening and updating the theoretical and practical skills of young scientists from developing countries who are already involved in either human or animal health care or agricultural research. The goal of the programme is not just to transfer technology but rather to train participants to acquire the ability to cope with a wide range of scientific problems and challenges and to provide them with the intellectual tools needed to develop a molecular biological approach to tackle the problems their country is facing. [+]

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

This Master is an Interuniversity Programme in Molecular Biology (IPMB), jointly organized by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and the Universiteit Antwerpen, and selected and supported by the Flemish Interuniversity Council (VLIR-UOS) as one of its international course programmes. Although originally designed to meet the needs of students from developing countries, the programme offers an exquisite opportunity for those who seek re-orientation to enter the fascinating world of molecular biology. Also, students in exchange programmes who visit the organizing universities for one or two semesters are most welcome to attend classes and acquire laboratory skills. The programme aims at strengthening and updating the theoretical and practical skills of young scientists from developing countries who are already involved in either human or animal health care or agricultural research. The goal of the programme is not just to transfer technology but rather to train participants to acquire the ability to cope with a wide range of scientific problems and challenges and to provide them with the intellectual tools needed to develop a molecular biological approach to tackle the problems their country is facing.... [-]


MSc in Medical Molecular Biology

University of Westminster - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years United Kingdom London

This course enables you to study cutting edge molecular methods employed for the understanding of molecular mechanisms of diseases and for their diagnosis and treatment. Your studies will be underpinned by essential knowledge in genetics, cell signalling and molecular medicine. [+]

This course enables you to study cutting edge molecular methods employed for the understanding of molecular mechanisms of diseases and for their diagnosis and treatment. Your studies will be underpinned by essential knowledge in genetics, cell signalling and molecular medicine.

You will be offered the flexibility to select option modules that reflect your own interest in molecular biology and these will be combined with core modules and an independent research project. The course is suitable for newly qualified graduates, those employed in related work and those with medical qualifications.

Modules

The following modules are indicative of what you will study on this course.

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MSc in Molecular Life Sciences

Radboud University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Nijmegen

DNA and protein are the secret codes of the human body. Decipher the codes and you will get an insight into bodily processes. In Radboud University we offer a multidisciplinary Master’s programme in Molecular Life Sciences. [+]

DNA and protein are the secret codes of the human body. Decipher the codes and you will get an insight into bodily processes. In Radboud University we offer a multidisciplinary Master’s programme in Molecular Life Sciences. Working at the interface of chemistry, biology and medical science, you will not only explore the basic principles of molecules and cells, but also their role in health and disease. This combination of scientific topics translated into medical implications and solutions is unique in the Netherlands.

Specialisations

You are able to chose from three specialisations within this programme:

Chemistry for Life Clinical Biology Medical Epigenomics Neuroscience Science in Society Science, Management and Innovation ... [-]

MSc in Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Bioengineering

Sabanci University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Turkey İstanbul

The Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering program (BIO) aims to develop an integrated scientific perspective on the fundamentals of molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics and cell biology. These topics all rely on a solid background in mathematics, physics, and chemistry. [+]

The Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering program (BIO) aims to develop an integrated scientific perspective on the fundamentals of molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics and cell biology. These topics all rely on a solid background in mathematics, physics, and chemistry. The program also has a biotechnology dimension with courses on the exploitation of biological systems for developing new technologies and industrial applications. We educate future bioengineers who benefit from interdisciplinary undergraduate courses to build an understanding of engineering concepts and techniques. Students learn to apply engineering principles to the re-conceptualization of of biological phenomena and are trained to acquire skills for developing new materials and processes, including genetic modification of agriculturally important plants and human cells.... [-]


Master in Molecular Biology and Genetics

University of Pavia
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Pavia

This 2-year second level degree (Biology class) is an intensive, full-time graduate programme entirely taught in English and designed for graduates at the BA level who are seeking a qualification in advanced areas of Biology, with special attention to Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Biochemistry. [+]

The Faculty of Science offers a Course for a Master Degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics. This 2-year second level degree (Biology class) is an intensive, full-time graduate programme entirely taught in English and designed for graduates at the BA level who are seeking a qualification in advanced areas of Biology, with special attention to Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Biochemistry. Graduates will acquire a strong theoretical and methodological background relevant to both basic and applied aspects of these disciplines.

The programme will provide a state-of-the-art knowledge and training in biomolecular sciences, including the most recent advances in genomics and proteomics of human and animal organisms, in the study of biomolecular structures and their connection to function, and in the genetic manipulation of bacteria, human and animal cells and seed plants. Specific courses are: Methods in Biochemistry, Advanced Molecular Biology, Structural Biology and Pharmacology, Bioinformatics, Molecular Microbiology, Microbial Genetics, Human Molecular Genetics, Molecular Pharmacology, Cellular Biochemistry, Developmental Biology and Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. The following courses will also be offered as optional: Molecular Genetics, General and Molecular Immunology, Advanced Microscopy, Biochemistry of Macromolecules, Environmental Biochemistry of Plants, Molecular Entomology.... [-]


MSc in Molecular Science

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Nürnberg

Molecular Science [+]

Contents of the degree programme

Compulsory modules:

Molecular Nanoscience Drug Discovery

Elective compulsory module (from one of the following):

Synthesis of Molecules Theory and Modelling Physical Chemistry Molecular Biology Medicinal Chemistry (focus: Pharmaceutical Chemistry or Biopharmacy)

Elective module

Master’s thesis

Occupational fields Chemical industry Pharmaceutical industry Biotechnology companies Electronics industry Research institutions University Hospitals Public authorities International Semester(s) abroad (only available in German) Research placement abroad (only available in German) Qualification requirements ... [-]

MSc Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

Queen's University Belfast
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Belfast + 1 more

Biotechnology is the exploitation of living systems or molecules from them for commercial gain. Although the word 'biotechnology' is only a few decades old, humankind has been using biotechnology for millennia, for example in baking, brewing and sewage treatment. [+]

MSc Molecular Biology & Biotechnology

Biotechnology is the exploitation of living systems or molecules from them for commercial gain. Although the word 'biotechnology' is only a few decades old, humankind has been using biotechnology for millennia, for example in baking, brewing and sewage treatment.

Modern biotechnologies rely on our increasing ability to manipulate organisms at the genetic level and include novel waste treatments and bioremediations, new pharmaceuticals, the exploitation of enzymes in 'green catalysis' and exciting new diagnostic techniques. In the 20th century our lives were transformed by information technology; the 21st century may see an equally great transformation, but this time led by biotechnology.... [-]


MSc in Molecular Biology, Medical Biology

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Lund

This Master's program aims to give students of molecular biology a solid foundation for a career in medically related areas. These areas have played and will continue to play, a central role in pharmaceutical and biotechnological development. [+]

Program overview

This program aims to give students of molecular biology a solid foundation for a career in medically related areas. These areas have played, and will continue to play, a central role in pharmaceutical and biotechnological development. The programme also deals with subjects related to commercial applications such as the development of diagnostic tools, quality control and functional foods.

Special features of the program:

A broad range of courses related to medical biology, including pharmacology, immunology, nutrition physiology, toxicology, and neurobiology. Integration of theory and laboratory skills training. Insights into the drug development process, from research to clinical use. Extensive training in oral and written communication provides a solid basis for the use of relevant terms and expressions within medical biology and related areas. Extracurricular activities such as seminars and site visits are offered. Program modules/courses ... [-]

MSc in Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences

Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Glasgow

Our highly regarded MSc Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences programme will prepare you with practical skills in scientific investigation and a valuable body of academic knowledge informed by the newest research in the field. [+]

The biomolecular and biomedical sciences are challenging, demanding enthusiastic, driven students. Of course, these cutting-edge fields also offer incredible potential for positive impact – and meaningful careers.

The biomedical sciences offer hope for curing diseases and bettering the health and well-being of people across the globe. Every discovery shapes the future. Every contribution furthers the common good.

GCU is ranked in the top 20 in the UK for allied health research conducted at world-leading standards (Research Excellence Framework). Our highly regarded MSc Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences programme will prepare you with practical skills in scientific investigation and a valuable body of academic knowledge informed by the newest research in the field.... [-]


MSc in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Netherlands Groningen

Do you want to unravel the fundamental processes in living cells? Do you want to understand ‘life’ at a molecular level? Do you want to explore applications based on basic molecular research? Biomolecular Sciences is an internationally oriented research and business area that strongly focuses on these topics, with emphasis on structural biology, biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, microbiology, systems biology (incl. bioinformatics), and biotechnology (incl. synthetic biology). [+]

MSc Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Do you want to unravel the fundamental processes in living cells? Do you want to understand ‘life’ at a molecular level? Do you want to explore applications based on basic molecular research? Biomolecular Sciences is an internationally oriented research and business area that strongly focuses on these topics, with emphasis on structural biology, biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology, microbiology, systems biology (incl. bioinformatics), and biotechnology (incl. synthetic biology).

The fundamental knowledge on 'life' at a molecular level drives several applied-oriented research projects in collaboration with major industrial partners and government support to provide biobased solutions for current societal challenges in the areas of Environment, Energy, Chemistry, Materials, Water, Agro/Food, and Health.... [-]


Master in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences

University of Helsinki
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Finland Helsinki

Can spent nuclear fuel be safely contained in bedrock? How does chemistry benefit bioeconomy? Studies in the Master's Program in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences at the University of Helsinki provide an excellent basis for expertise and prepare you to meet local and global challenges. [+]

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Can spent nuclear fuel be safely contained in bedrock? How does chemistry benefit bioeconomy? Studies in the Master's Program in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences at the University of Helsinki provide an excellent basis for expertise and prepare you to meet local and global challenges.

Goal of the pro­gram

A Master’s degree in chemistry qualifies you for expert positions in a wide range of fields, such as industry, research or education. The chemicals industry is a major employer and one of the largest export industries in Finland. Your work could also involve applications of environmental or biological sciences, the manufacture of pharmaceutical products, or the development of technological materials or new energy solutions. In the private sector, your duties might include research and development, quality management, training or commerce. Customs and forensic chemists, and chemists working in environmental control analyze samples as part of their duties. Chemical research often requires interdisciplinary and international cooperation. As a chemist, you can be a part of developing new inventions and serve as an expert in your field and as a connoisseur of natural phenomena!... [-]


MSc in Molecular Biotechnology

Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Biotechnology at Jagiellonian University
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Poland Kraków

Molecular Biotechnology is a full-time programme of studies leading to the professional title “Master of Science in biotechnology”. It is dedicated to students (expected to have at last a BSc degree) who want to understand molecular mechanisms of biological processes and those who would like to put this knowledge into practice. [+]

Modern biotechnology has had a dramatic effect on the world economy and on modern society. Recent developments in biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics, microbiology and immunology provided biotechnology with a new momentum and a new prominence. What we owe to modern biotechnology is, among other things, drugs of a new generation (biopharmaceuticals), fast diagnostic tests and a therapy using tissue engineering and stem cells. Biotechnology has its applications not only in medicine but also in agriculture, in fuel production, as well as in waste and pollution removal.

Programme Description, Type and Duration

Molecular Biotechnology is a full-time programme of studies leading to the professional title “Master of Science in biotechnology”. It is dedicated to students (expected to have at last a BSc degree) who want to understand molecular mechanisms of biological processes and those who would like to put this knowledge into practice. ... [-]


Master in Molecular Techniques in Life Science

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

This two-year Master's programme prepares students for a professional research career in life science, with particular focus on molecular techniques for disease therapies and diagnostic tools, coupled with substantial training in data analysis (bioinformatics). The programme is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm. [+]

This two-year Master's programme prepares students for a professional research career in life science, with particular focus on molecular techniques for disease therapies and diagnostic tools, coupled with substantial training in data analysis (bioinformatics). The programme is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm.

Molecular Techniques in Life Science at KTH

Our understanding of the human body at a molecular level has advanced dramatically in recent years, which has led to the development of new therapies and diagnostic tools for the effective treatment of diseases. Students on the Molecular Techniques in Life Science programme will receive a comprehensive education in life science, emphasising cutting-edge methods in bioinformatics analysis of big data, combined with state-of-the-art techniques used in modern "high throughput" molecular biology. Students will also learn how to translate biological findings into diagnostic tools and novel treatments.... [-]


Master of Science (MSc) in Chemistry - Molecular Sciences

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time Part time 24 months February 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam + 1 more

The two-year track Molecular Sciences in the Chemistry Master’s programme, a joint degree programme with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, covers areas in chemistry that traditionally are associated with organic and inorganic chemistry, catalysis, physical chemistry and theoretical chemistry. [+]

The two-year track Molecular Sciences in the Chemistry Master’s programme, a joint degree programme with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, covers areas in chemistry that traditionally are associated with organic and inorganic chemistry, catalysis, physical chemistry and theoretical chemistry.

Organic chemistry, biochemistry, and organometallic chemistry are the foundation for a fundamental understanding of the relationship between molecular structure and performance. This field supplies society with the molecules and materials we need for our health, transportation, energy, agriculture and communication. Understanding how molecules function is one of the most important worldwide challenges in chemistry... [-]


Master of Science in Molecular bioscience

University of Southern Denmark
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Denmark Odense

In the master’s programme in Molecular bioscience you will learn about cell reactions, proteins and their functions and the genes of organisms. These are central... [+]

To be accepted into the master’s programme in Molecular bioscience, you need to complete a relevant bachelor programme.In the master’s programme in Molecular bioscience you will learn about cell reactions, proteins and their functions and the genes of organisms. These are central areas in the research of both cancer, diabetes and infectious diseases. The department researchers collaborate with some of the largest biotech and pharmaceutical companies, and the programme gives you the opportunity to combine academical challenges with fighting disease.

Research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at University of Southern Denmark focuses its research on:... [-]