24 months
Duration
14780 EUR/year
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About

As a student in the Biotechnology programme at the University of Copenhagen, you will be working with biotechnological problems related to the potential in microorganisms, plants and animals across traditional boundaries.

Overview

Where biology teaches us to understand nature, biotechnology gives us the chance to use it. 

With an MSc in Biotechnology at the University of Copenhagen you will be able to develop environmentally friendly solutions, make organisms more resilient towards climate changes and develop sustainable food and products. During the programme, you will be working both theoretically, as well as in the laboratory. You can also choose to study Biotechnology with a minor subject in either biology or chemistry.

Career opportunities

Your knowledge, communication skills and your experimental competences ensure that you have good career opportunities within many areas in Denmark as well as abroad:

  • You can work within research and development in public and private companies such as Novo Nordisk, Chr. Hansen and Novozymes.
  • You can work in companies producing foods, enzymes, drugs, textiles, new energy resources or environmentally beneficial processes.
  • You can also work with management, risk analysis, teaching and communication in either public or private companies.
  • Furthermore there are good opportunities for continuing your research at the University of Copenhagen as the biotechnological research is at a high, internationally recognised level, particularly in the molecular field involving foods, plants and animals.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Big Data in Biotechnology
  • Advanced Analytical Chemistry – Sampling and Sample Preparation
  • Advanced Microbial Biotechnology
  • Basic Parasitology
  • Genome and Cell Biology
  • Frontiers in Plant Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

If you hold one of the degrees listed below, you are considered to meet all academic requirements. 

  • BSc in Biotechnology from the University of Copenhagen 

Other bachelor’s degrees

  • If you have a bachelor’s degree other than those listed above, you must submit additional documentation along with your application so the University can evaluate whether or not you meet the admission requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14780 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7390 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Tuition fee: DKK 55,000 per semester

Living costs for Copenhagen

7928 - 13456 DKK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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