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The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom. 

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.

Europe is, by convention, one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the western most point of Eurasia, Europe is usually divided from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways connecting the Black and Aegean Seas.

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Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Biotechnology at Jagiellonian University

Molecular Biotechnology is a full-time program of studies leading to the professional title “Master of Science in biotechnology”. It is dedicated to students (expected to ... [+]

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.

Program Description, Type, and Duration

Molecular Biotechnology is a full-time program 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.... [-]

Poland Kraków
October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
University of Padova

The aim of this degree is to form expert Molecular Biologists, with advanced theoretical knowledge, research competence, and practical skill. ... [+]

The aim of this degree is to form expert Molecular Biologists, with advanced theoretical knowledge, research competence, and practical skill.

Available places: European candidates: 35; Non-European candidates residing outside Italy: 4 (2 for candidates joining the Marco Polo Project)

Course description

The Master's degree in Molecular Biology is intended for students with a bachelor in Molecular Biology or similar degrees. The aim of this Master degree is to shape Molecular Biologists with a good theoretical knowledge and a practical expertise in bench-work procedures, instrumental operations and analytical methodologies involved in data acquisition and analysis.... [-]

Italy Padua
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of 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 U ... [+]

How to de­tect ill­nesses from breath?

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!... [-]

Finland Helsinki
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Queen's University Belfast

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 ... [+]

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' an 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.... [-]

United Kingdom Belfast
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Southern Denmark

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

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:... [-]

Denmark Odense
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

Our highly regarded MSc Biomolecular and Biomedical Sciences programme will prepare you with practical skills in scientific investigation and a valuable body of academic ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Radboud University

DNA and protein are the secret codes of the human body. Decipher the codes and you will get an insight into bodily processes. At Radboud University we offer a multidiscip ... [+]

DNA and protein are the secret codes of the human body. Decipher the codes and you will get an insight into bodily processes. At 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 choose from specialisations within this programme:

Chemistry of Life Science in Society Science, Management and Innovation ... [-]
Netherlands Nijmegen
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Vrije Universiteit Brussel

The programme aims at strengthening and updating the theoretical and practical skills of young scientists from developing countries who are already involved in either hum ... [+]

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.... [-]

Belgium Brussels
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of 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 basi ... [+]

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.... [-]

Netherlands Groningen
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Lund University

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 ... [+]

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:

A 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 a strong training of laboratory skills Freedom to create your own study programme and specialisation Programme modules/courses ... [-]
Sweden Lund
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Pavia

This 2-year second level degree (Biology class) is an intensive, full-time graduate program entirely taught in English and designed for graduates at the BA level who are ... [+]

Master of Science Programs in Molecular Sciences in Europe 2019.

The Department of Biology and Biotechnology 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 program 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 program 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 Advanced Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Cellular Biochemistry, Developmental Biology, Human Molecular Genetics, Methods in Biochemistry, Microbial Genetics, Molecular Microbiology, Molecular Pharmacology, Structural Biology and Pharmacology and Plant Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. The following courses will also be offered as optional: Advanced Microscopy, Immunology, Molecular Entomology and Molecular Genetics.... [-]

Italy Pavia
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Sabanci University

The Molecular Biology, Genetics, and Bioengineering program (BIO) aims to develop an integrated scientific perspective on the fundamentals of molecular biology, biochemis ... [+]

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 biological phenomena and are trained to acquire skills for developing new materials and processes, including genetic modification of agriculturally important plants and human cells.... [-]

Turkey Istanbul
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

This two-year Master's programme prepares students for a professional research career in life science, with a particular focus on molecular techniques for disease therapi ... [+]

This two-year Master's programme prepares students for a professional research career in life science, with a 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.... [-]

Sweden Stockholm
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg FAU

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

Relevant Bachelor’s degree in chemistry (or equivalent) with above-average success... [-]

Germany Nuremberg
October 2019
Full-time
4 semesters
Campus
University of Amsterdam

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 ... [+]

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... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
24 months
Campus