Master in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

General

Program Description

The “Biochemistry and Molecular Biology” training program is designed for students who already have a Bachelor's degree in Biology. However, those having a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biotechnology or Physics, may also be admitted. The program is focused on classical approaches and contemporary methods of biological research. Emphasis is placed on methods of biochemical and molecular study of biological objects.

The medium of instruction for this program is Russian.

Significance

Graduates are ready to work at research and analytical laboratories specializing in different spheres (for example, genetic, biochemical, microbiological, biotechnological, foodstuff laboratories, as well as pharmaceutical, forensic laboratories and so on).

Skills & Competencies

Graduates have basic skills and fundamental concepts of classical and contemporary methods of biochemical and molecular study of biological objects. It enables them to be engaged in the research of biological objects right after graduation, with no additional retraining or just minimal training required.

Main subjects:

  • Functional biochemistry
  • Biochemistry and molecular biology of cells
  • Genome and its expression analysis
  • Enzymology
  • A practical course in molecular and cytobiology methods
  • Receptors and cell signaling
  • Bioenergetics and membranology
  • Molecular immunology
  • Molecular bioregulation mechanisms study methods
  • NMR-spectroscopy

The program completes with a master thesis defense. Students perform experiments in well-equipped University laboratories, or in the laboratories at the University partner enterprises. The whole of the 4th term is provided for writing a master thesis.

Admission

Admission deadline

The deadline to submit the application is August 8, 2020, however, international students are strongly encouraged to apply by July 18, 2020.

Last updated November 2019

About the School

The mission of Belgorod State University (BelSU) is to solve research problems of international and national significance, to harmoniously integrate the educational, research, social and cultural func ... Read More

The mission of Belgorod State University (BelSU) is to solve research problems of international and national significance, to harmoniously integrate the educational, research, social and cultural functions of the University, to train highly qualified professionals capable of ensuring the competitiveness of Russia and Belgorod region in the global socio-economic arena, and to preserve and develop the cultural and moral legacy of the country and the region. Read less