Masters Programs in Molecular Life Sciences

Compare 5 Masters Programs in Molecular Life Sciences

Molecular Life Sciences

If you are interested in working to develop medicine, research disease, and further human health, consider a Master in Molecular Life Sciences. As a subcategory of life science, this focus involves the advanced research of human biology that will make a big difference for the future of mankind.

What is a Master in Molecular Life Sciences, exactly? You will study the highest level of bodily processes, all the way down to the atomic level, and how to manipulate those processes through medicine to heal and expand our life expectancy. You can choose a specialty from such areas as chemistry for life, physical chemistry of molecules and materials, cell dynamics, clinical biology, neuroscience/neurobiology, and more.

This is an opportunity for very rewarding work that makes a difference. There are many different aspects of molecular life sciences you can become an expert on, and all of them are very important. Additionally, there is a major demand for these kinds of scientists today.

The Master in Molecular Life Sciences programs are some of the most prestigious. The costs reflect this, but they do vary greatly, just as with all higher education opportunities. It is important to do research beforehand.

If you take a Master in Molecular Life Sciences, there will be many different choices for your career. Most are in research, but there is a lot of variety in this one aspect. You can focus on immunology, oncology, genetics, pharmacology, or cell biology and help advance our understanding of infection, immunity, tissue repair, metabolism, and cell growth and differentiation. Alternatively, graduates can also seek employment as managers in the pharmaceutical industry or in the private commercial sector.

The field of molecular life sciences is a very exciting and rewarding one. Students who are passionate about pursuing a master's degree in this area have several options for institutions and programs, which they can research with our database. 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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University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Synthesis, Catalysis and Molecular Design

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Online & Campus Combined Full time 1 year October 2018 Spain Tarragona

This master's degree provides students with in-depth theoretical knowledge of the field and new techniques in product synthesis, catalyst development, management of environment-friendly chemical processes, and computational design. [+]

This master's degree provides students with in-depth theoretical knowledge of the field and new techniques in product synthesis, catalyst development, management of environment-friendly chemical processes, and computational design. It is primarily research-oriented, so graduates will be able to undertake research, development and innovation in the industry. The general objectives are the following:

To provide high-level scientific training in the fields of: molecular synthesis, catalysis and design, so that graduates can undertake doctoral studies and pursue a scientific or academic career. To provide graduates with a capacity for innovation and the necessary skills to synthesise sustainable chemical products and processes in the professional world. ... [-]

Master in Molecular Science and Engineering

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

The programme aims to provide in-depth knowledge of molecular systems and advanced tools for successful careers in industry, academia, and society. The focus is on the molecular design, characterization, and applications of molecular structures and materials, and also includes aspects of innovation, environmental issues, sustainability and safety. [+]

The programme aims to provide in-depth knowledge of molecular systems and advanced tools for successful careers in industry, academia, and society. The focus is on the molecular design, characterization, and applications of molecular structures and materials, and also includes aspects of innovation, environmental issues, sustainability and safety.

Molecular Science and Engineering at KTH

The two-year master’s programme in Molecular Science and Engineering provides the students with a broad background in chemistry as well as a deeper knowledge in some chosen areas. A wide range of topics is covered, including molecular structure, synthesis of molecules, material properties, quantum chemistry, molecular reactions, and surface chemistry, and you will also become acquainted with a number of advanced analytical techniques. In addition, you will carry out project work and teamwork, as well as practising your written and oral communication. The opportunities to do coursework or to complete the degree project abroad are good, and there are a large number of foreign universities in different countries to choose between. The programme is strongly linked to the activities at the School of Chemical Science and Engineering, and especially the Department of Chemistry. Thus, you will come in direct contact with research performed at KTH. Moreover, the programme deals with real-world challenges such as considerations of energy, safety, environment, ethics, sustainability, and human rights in chemical industries, research, and society.... [-]


Master in Genetic and Molecular Plants Science

Stockholm University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Stockholm

Our Master’s programme in Genetic and Molecular Plant Science will give you an intimate knowledge of plant biology and plant research. If you are interested in environmental protection, industrial research or want to learn about the opportunities and risks of gene-modified organisms (GMO’s) this is the subject for you. During this two year programme, you will receive a thorough practical training giving you the essential skills to plan and perform your own plant-related research projects. [+]

Our Master’s programme in Genetic and Molecular Plant Science will give you an intimate knowledge of plant biology and plant research. If you are interested in environmental protection, industrial research or want to learn about the opportunities and risks of gene-modified organisms (GMO’s) this is the subject for you. During this two year programme, you will receive a thorough practical training giving you the essential skills to plan and perform your own plant-related research projects.

Reasons to choose Flexibility to structure your own program profile and direction Opportunities to develop an international network of contacts Programme structure

The programme brings together three world-class Swedish universities, Stockholm University, Uppsala University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU). You will learn about the mechanisms of plant growth and development, gain an understanding of genetic diversity and plant breeding and find out about plant-microbe interactions and how plants interact with their surroundings, including their defence strategies against insects and microorganisms. There is space left within the programme to allow you to choose from a selection of additional elective or optional courses.... [-]


Master in Molecular Life Sciences

Stockholm University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Stockholm

Our Master’s programme in Molecular life sciences offers broad training at the very frontier of research. Molecular life sciences aim is to understand the structure, function and regulation of biological systems from the molecular through to the organismal level. This rapidly growing field, which is currently seeing extensive technological advances and emerging new sub-disciplines open up a broad spectrum of career opportunities. [+]

Our Master’s programme in Molecular life sciences offers broad training at the very frontier of research. Molecular life sciences aim is to understand the structure, function and regulation of biological systems from the molecular through to the organismal level. This rapidly growing field, which is currently seeing extensive technological advances and emerging new sub-disciplines open up a broad spectrum of career opportunities.

Reasons to choose Highly flexible course combinations so you can tailor studies to your own needs and interests International and highly interactive research and learning environment Strong laboratory and experimental focus Programme structure

The Master’s programme offers a selection of courses covering a broad range of subjects within cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, microbiology, developmental biology, molecular physiology, and immunology. The flexible nature of the programme allows up to 60 credits of optional courses, which can be courses in other subject areas such as law or economics.... [-]


Master's Program in Molecular Techniques in Life Science

Karolinska Institutet
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

The program is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm. [+]

The program is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm. The students will receive a comprehensive education in life science emphasizing cutting-edge methods in the bioinformatic analysis of big data, combined with state-of-the-art techniques used in modern "high throughput" molecular biology and how to translate biological findings into diagnostic tools and novel treatments.

Program presentation

This two-year Master’s program is delivered by a team of teachers who are internationally recognized researchers in their respective disciplines to ensure a relevant curriculum at the research forefront. The program consists of courses aiming to give a solid education in a combination of molecular biology, biotechnology, and medicine with a focus on high-throughput biology and analysis of big data for translation of biological findings from lab bench to patient bedside. The education also aims to develop skills and abilities essential to the professional career –including oral and written presentation, team working skills, and how to make ethical and societal considerations about life science-related issues, all of which important for the ability to lead projects in academy and industry.... [-]