M.Sc. On Campus

Precision Medicine Diagnostics

Furtwangen University

18 months
3000 EUR/year
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Precision Medicine Diagnostics offered by Furtwangen University is a multidisciplinary master's programme which uses new laboratory and analysis techniques for medical diagnostics.


Key facts

Students decide individually in which area of precision medicine they wish to specialize. Typical areas are high throughput analysis, personalized medicine with immunological methods or the use of biomarkers, then validated by means of clinical studies.

The Precision Medicine Diagnostics programme at Furtwangen University is aimed at those with a bachelor's degree in the natural sciences and medicine and has a duration of 3 semesters.

Career prospects

The multidisciplinary approach of Precision Medicine Diagnostics as well as the focus on developing expertise rather than on purely technical knowledge, offers graduates entry into a broad range of occupational fields in the growing market of healthcare and beyond.

  • Clinics, hospitals and large medical care units:

Diagnostics, personalized medicine, research and development, planning and coordination of clinical trials, patient stratification, companion diagnostics, experimental and clinical pharmacology

  • Medical laboratory units:

Diagnostics, research and development, supervision of small laboratories, project management

  • Pharmaceutical industry:

Quality control, hygiene monitoring, research and development, project management, supervision of small laboratories, product management and sales

  • Food industry:

Quality control, hygiene monitoring, product management and sales

  • Research institutes, universities:

Research and development in the field of natural sciences, companion diagnostics, project management, design, execution and documentation of experiments

  • Government authorities and public services:

Diagnostics, hygiene monitoring, quality control

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Diagnostics in Selected Fields of Medicine
  • Biometrics and Multiparameter Diagnostics
  • Functional Genomics
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • High-Throughput Technologies
  • Techniques in Biomedicine

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A university entrance qualification enabling study at a German University (High school leaving qualification).
  • An above-average Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent in the field of engineering or natural sciences or closely related fields, with a minimum of 210 ECTS credit points.
  • English language certificate equivalent to or higher than 90 points in IBT TOEFL, IELTS band 6, or CEFR B2.
Applicants have to demonstrate adequate knowledge in at least three of the following subjects
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physiology
  • Statistics

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Villingen-Schwenningen

630 - 1000 EUR /month
Living costs

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.

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