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Developmental, Neural, and Behavioural Biology

University of Göttingen

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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About

The English-language M.Sc. programme Developmental, Neural, and Behavioural Biology at University of Göttingen deals with the four areas Developmental and Cell Biology, Neurobiology, Behavioral Biology, and Systemic Neurosciences.

Overview

The programme caters to students who have a special interest in development-biological processes, in the structure and functioning of nervous systems, in behavioural research, or in the systemic neurosciences. The lecturers are scientists working with the University, the German Primate Center, and several Max Planck Institutes; a great variety of subject matters is taught, ranging from cellular functions to cognitive performance. Prior knowledge in the desired area is required.

Programme structure

The M.Sc. programme Developmental, Neural, and Behavioural Biology at University of Göttingen consists of four semesters; it typically follows a B.A. degree in Biology / Biosciences and is decidedly research-oriented. In the course of this unitised M.Sc. programme an overall of 120 ECTS credits are to be earned. Students acquire fundamental specialist and methodological knowledge by taking core, profile, and advanced modules. Besides, competence modules can be taken to acquire further key competences related to professional life. During the fourth semester, students write their six-month Master's thesis to learn how to conduct scientific research independently. They will deal autonomously with a current scientific topic usually embedded in a third-party funded project. Education takes place in an active, internationally renowned research environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cell biology 
  • Neurobiology 
  • Introduction to behavioral biology
  • Behavioral biology 
  • Social behavior and communication
  • Human genetics
  • Systems biology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

Language requirements

  • Excellent knowledge of English (certified); knowledge of German language is required.

Admission Qualification

  • Bachelor degree in a related field of study (6 semester)
  • Proof of proficiency in English at least of C1 level (e.g. UniCert III, IELTS Band 6)
  • Proof of proficiency in German at least of B2 level (or B1 level with additional obligatory German courses while working on your degree)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Semester contribution fee: 355 euro

Funding

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