Students acquire knowledge about state-of-the-art techniques, experience in operating technological platforms and analyzing big data in the context of human health. Graduates have the competence necessary to research and develop diagnostics, disease prevention tools and therapies.
This two-year Medical Biotechnology programme from KTH Royal Institute of Technology comprises advanced courses that focus on tools used to analyse a variety of biological samples for life science research, as well as for health care applications within diagnostics and drug development. The student will be provided with in-depth knowledge about scientific methodologies used for comprehensive analyses of biological systems, and their applications for advanced health care or medical surveillance. The programme offers extensive biotechnology training to tackle global needs in the area of life sciences thus enabling students to prepare for careers both in Sweden and internationally.
The combination of technology, biology and bioinformatics with an emphasis on applications in medicine, taught in the master’s programme in Medical Biotechnology provides an attractive profile for a professional career in the biotechnological and pharmaceutical industry, or for further academic studies. These areas are expanding worldwide, which gives a graduate in Medical Biotechnology opportunities for a career in companies involved in the manufacturing of drugs, medical analyses and diagnostics, or further work with academic research, research policy, journalism, patent agencies, or as a consultant. Many of the graduates pursue with higher education to accomplish a doctoral degree.
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- Biomolecular Structure and Function
- Applied Gene Technology
- Theory and Methodology of Science with Applications in biotechnology
- Clinical applications of biotechnology
- Industrial Management for Biotechnology
- Drug Development
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesBiotechnology Health Sciences Bioinformatics & Biostatistics View 22 other Masters in Bioinformatics & Biostatistics in Sweden
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A bachelor's degree, corresponding to at least 180 ECTS credits, including completed courses in:
- Life sciences, preferably cell biology, biochemistry, microbiology and genetic engineering/molecular biology, corresponding to least 20 ECTS credits.
- Chemistry, preferably organic, analytical and physical chemistry, corresponding to least 20 ECTS credits.
- Mathematics, preferably numerical analysis and computer technology, corresponding to least 20 ECTS credits.
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International14115 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 28230 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
- The full programme tuition fee for non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens studying this programme is SEK 310,000.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.