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Biology

University of Copenhagen

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
14780 EUR/year
Free
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About

The Biology programme at the University of Copenhagen allows you to work responsibly with nature management, to do genetic research in the laboratory or to undertake fieldwork on the structure of ecosystems.

Overview

The academic scope of biology is wide – thus, you can choose between these five specialisations: Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cell Biology and Physiology, Microbiology, Ecology and Marine Biology. 

The Biology programme at the University of Copenhagen enables you to do interdisciplinary research and to feel equally at home when working in nature as well as in the laboratory.

Career Opportunities

Biologists work in a variety of occupational settings. The MSc programme in Biology covers a broad set of skills, so immediate job prospects are good. Also, your education and training can easily be targeted to suit specific career aims. Often, biologists get jobs in:

  • biotech
  • pharmaceutical companies
  • government ministries
  • municipalities
  • universities
  • upper secondary schools
  • intellectual-property consultancies
  • environmental organizations
  • the media
  • biotech start-ups

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Experimental Molecular Genetics
  • Cell Cycle Control and Cancer
  • RNA Biology 
  • Epigenetics and Cell Differentiation 
  • Genome Sequence Analysis 
  • Dynamical Models in Molecular Biology 
  • Molecular Neurobiology

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

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

  • BSc in Biology 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

  • International

    14780 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7390 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

Tuition fee: DKK 55,000 per semester

Funding

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