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Bioanalytics

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland

M.Sc.
18 months
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9032 EUR/year
1264 EUR/year
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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.

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Overview

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

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.
  • Semester fee:CHF 700 (CH & EU); CHF 5000 (non EU)

Funding

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