The Biology - Genetic and Molecular Plant Science from Uppsala University is a first-class education that gives you the freedom to create your own. It is offered jointly by Uppsala University, The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and Stockholm University.Together we offer a broad range of courses (both in class and individual) making it possible for you to improve your personal competitiveness. The required subject depth and complementary knowledge within your education will open up the job market for you.
This specialisation will give you knowledge and skills for a career as researcher, teacher or a qualified investigator within higher education and research, governmental agencies or private companies with a profile towards plant breeding, biotechnology or pharmacognosy.
During the second year studying the courses of your own choice, together with the thesis project, gives you the possibility to develop your competence for a future career within inside or outside academia.Our graduates work at, for example, University of Pennsylvania, Singapore Botanical Garden and National Institute of Horticulture (Angers, France). Job titles include PhD student, curator and consultant.
- Fundamental and Molecular Systematics
- Evolutionary Processes
- Trends in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesMolecular Sciences Botany Bioinformatics & Biostatistics View 22 other Masters in Molecular Sciences in Sweden
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university.Also required is:
- 40 weeks of full-time studies (60 credits) in biology; and
- 20 weeks of full-time studies (30 credits) in chemistry.
Selection: Students are selected based on:
- a total appraisal of quantity and quality of previous university studies; and
- a statement of purpose (1 page).
International13813 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27627 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
- Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 72,500
- Tuition fee, total: SEK 290,000
Living costs for Uppsala
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.