M.Sc. On Campus

Biology - Genetic and Molecular Plant Science

Uppsala University

24 months
14445 EUR/year
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The Biology - Genetic and Molecular Plant Science from Uppsala University is a collaboration between three universities making us able to offer an explicit orientation towards research where each educational institution contributes with its strong profile.


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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamental and Molecular Systematics
  • Ecology
  • Evolutionary Processes
  • Limnology
  • Toxicology
  • Trends in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

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).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14445 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28890 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.


  • Application Fee: SEK 900
  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 72500
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 290000

Living costs for Uppsala

7620 - 12066 SEK /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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