This MSc begins with a core of courses covering key topics in biology, with particular emphasis on methodological and quantitative aspects.
The Biology programme at the University of Neuchâtel extends into courses in six specialized areas, representing the research topics for which the Institute of Biology at UniNE is particularly renowned. Students choose two of the six specializations, of which one corresponds to the topic of their Master’s thesis.
The Master of Science in Biology prepares students for a career in:
- public administration: environmental protection, public health, agricultural and forestry sectors
- media, industry and other sectors: environmental consulting, urban planning
- non-governmental organizations focusing on the environment and sustainable development
- concepts and methods in biology
- molecular methods
- chemical methods
- quantitative tools
- scientific writing
- ethical aspects
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
Even though the deadline of April 30 has already passed, it is still possible to deposit a request for late admission until August 15
DisciplinesBiology Animal Sciences
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- The prerequisite for access to a Master program is a successfully completed Bachelor program in a related subject.
- A Bachelor degree obtained in a non-related subject and/or in a foreign country gives its holder access to Master programs under certain conditions. Further requirements may be asked (e.g. 30 or 60 additional ECTS before the Master program, additional studies during the Master program).
- For admission to specialized Master programs, the University sets additional requirements, equally applicable to all candidates.
International764 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 764 EUR per year during 24 months.
National498 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 498 EUR per year during 24 months.
The tuition fee for national students is 515 CHF per semester and for international (non-residents) is 790 CHF per semester.
Living costs for Neuchâtel
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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