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.
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.
- Big Data in Biotechnology
- Advanced Analytical Chemistry – Sampling and Sample Preparation
- Advanced Microbial Biotechnology
- Basic Parasitology
- Genome and Cell Biology
- Frontiers in Plant Science
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesBiology Biotechnology Bioinformatics & Biostatistics View 8 other Masters in Bioinformatics & Biostatistics in Denmark
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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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.
International14780 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7390 EUR per semester during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
Tuition fee: DKK 55,000 per semester
Living costs for Copenhagen
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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