Master's Degree in Molecular Sciences in Innsbruck in Austria

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Molecular Sciences

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Knowledge gained in molecular sciences and its associated research may provide the key for treatments of chronic and inflammatory diseases. This includes diseases such as asthma, diabetes, COPD, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, and cardiovascular disease.

The basic characteristic of Austrian higher education system is a four-year course. After completion of undergraduate degree, the university often have scholarships for those students who may want to further studies to master’s and even to doctorate levels.

Innsbruck is home to some of the oldest learning facilities in Austria. Several universities are hosted by this town, with the most-known being University of Innsbruck and MCI Management Centre Innsbruck.

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Master in Molecular Biology

University of Göttingen
Campus Full time 18 months October 2018 Austria Innsbruck

This intensive programme leads graduates with a bachelor's degree to a Master of Science (M.Sc.) within 18 months. After a 3-year doctorate programme, graduates may acquire either the title Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Dr. rer. nat. [+]

Master of Molecular Biology (M.Sc.)

This intensive programme leads graduates with a bachelor's degree to a Master of Science (M.Sc.) within 18 months. After a 3-year doctorate programme, graduates may acquire either the title Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Dr. rer. nat. The semester structure has been removed, different subjects are integrated into a uniformly structured range of courses and it is possible to switch into the doctorate programme without a master's thesis, thus shortening the period of study. All courses are held in English.The programme is divided into two parts. During the first year, lectures, tutorials, seminars, methodical internships and individually tutored research projects take place within 36 weeks. Lab rotation and individual tutorials, as well as the involvement of lecturers from Max Planck institutes, guarantee work that is hands-on and research-oriented. The first year of study ends with one written and two oral exams that qualify for the master's thesis. These may be omitted if good or excellent grades have been attained during the first year of study, allowing the student to switch directly over to the 3-year doctorate programme.Early participation in scientific conferences and courses, as well as the publication of articles in international scientific journals, are also required for the doctoral degree. The doctorate programme enables research stays in laboratories abroad.Social integration also plays an important role. A coordination office helps students at the start of their studies in Göttingen and offers a central contact point during the entire programme.Involved in the interdisciplinary programme of the... [-]