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.
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:
- pharmaceutical companies
- government ministries
- upper secondary schools
- intellectual-property consultancies
- environmental organizations
- the media
- biotech start-ups
The MSc Programme in Biology gives you the freedom to choose one of the programme's five specialisations:
- Molecular Biology and Genetics
- Cell Biology and Physiology
- Marine Biology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesBiology Natural Sciences Genetics View 7 other Masters in Genetics in Denmark
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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.
International14788 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7394 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.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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