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Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology

Leiden University

24 months
Duration
19600 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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About

The Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology MSc programme at Leiden University integrates genetics, molecular biology, and biotechnology into an attractive programme, with excellent career perspectives.

Overview

Through courses and research projects, students are trained by experts in the areas of molecular biology, microbiology, plant genetics, cellular imaging, animal disease models, and various –omics technologies and the corresponding bioinformatics. Attention is paid to the application of these techniques to biotechnology, i.e. how studies on model organisms can be translated to improve crops or human health.

The Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology MSc programme at Leiden University is a good match if you interested in subjects as genetics, molecular- and microbiology, cellular imaging, and biotechnology. More in general, this master specialisation is ideally suited as a basis for starting a research career at a university or research institute and for a position in a bioscience-based company.

Why study Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology at Leiden University?

  • In the master's specialisation Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology you are well trained to start a research career in biological and medical sciences or to lead projects in an industrial or institutional research setting.
  • You are taken up as a member of our institute thus providing you with an ideal environment where you can learn science by doing with both  junior and senior scientists.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Orientation on Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Genomic Architecture
  • Advanced Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
  • Advanced Cell Biology
  • Innate Immune systems
  • Mechanisms of Disease

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you have a bachelor’s degree in Biology or in a Biology-related programme from a foreign research university with a level similar to Dutch universities, you are eligible to apply.
  • Biology-related programmes include e.g. natural sciences, life science, biomedical sciences, bio-pharmaceutical sciences, biotechnology and bioinformatics, environmental sciences, agricultural sciences, etc.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19600 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Second Dutch master’s programme: €15,100 per year

Living costs for Leiden

850 - 1250 EUR /month
Living costs

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Funding

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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