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Bioanalytics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
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Students are given a comprehensive bioanalytical education allowing them to take over responsibility in research and development in analytical laboratories, medical laboratories, clinics, contract research organizations and pharmaceutical companies. This master degree in Bioanalytics is offered by the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland.

About

Modules cover the broad field of bioanalytics including the analysis of metabolites, environmental pollutants and proteins. More over high-throughput genome and RNA sequencing and the pharmacological and toxicological assessment of active pharmaceutical ingredients is addressed. Further modules focus on cellular and whole organism bioassays and the use of organ chips and tissue engineering for drug discovery.

At the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland we offer a master degree in Bioanalytics. The studies are concluded with an eight months long Master’s thesis which is usually carried out in a laboratory of a company. Alumni of the Master’s studies have ample theoretical and practical knowledge to start a career in research and development in companies or in specialized analytical laboratories. 

Core Competences

The Core Competence Modules provide the students with essential competences in data literacy and for their professional position.

Data:

  • Handling and Visualizing data
  • Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • Modelling and Exploration of Multivariate Data
  • Business, Management & Society

Business Administration for Life Sciences

  • Management and Leadership for Life Sciences
  • Innovation and Project Management
  • Politics and Society
  • Specialisation and Clust

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Handling and Visualizing data
  • Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • Modelling and Exploration of Multivariate Data
  • Business Administration for Life Sciences
  • Management and Leadership for Life Sciences
  • Innovation and Project Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 30 months
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Graduates with an excellent Bachelor's degree are admitted directly if they:

  • hold a Bachelor's degree in a related technical field from a university of applied sciences with a mark of A, B or >= 5 or an equivalent mark (>= good)
  • or demonstrate an equivalent background (BSc) and practical experience
  • and have excellent English skills.

Prospective students who meet most but not all of the entry requirements are invited to interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9032 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4516 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    1264 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 632 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Semester fee:CHF 700 (CH & EU); CHF 5000 (non EU)

Living costs for Basel

  • 1615 - 2340 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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