M.Sc. On Campus


Umea University

24 months
8584 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Do you want to learn more about diseases and understand why some people get sick and others don’t? In that case we recommend that you join the Master in Biomedicine program at Umea University. 


Key facts

The Master programme in Biomedicine at the Umea University will give you excellent knowledge and skills to use advanced scientific methods and will prepare you for PhD studies or the basis for job in pharmaceutical companies, with authorities or in the health care system. The first semester is opened with a course in Advanced Biomedicine. 

The course is composed by four Areas of Excellence at Umeå University: infections, cancer, metabolic diseases and the neurological system. In this course you will also be trained in bioinformatics, biostatistics, theory of knowledge and ethics. Many of the teachers you'll meet are leading scientists and you will continuously build your own scientific network. Independently of what courses you choose you'll be trained in experimental design, in evaluating your results and in learning to present your work in various scientific formats. The master programme is concluded by either a 30 or 45 ECTS credit exam work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Biomedicine
  • Biostatistics
  • Tumor biology
  • Bacterial pathogenesis, 
  • Structure and function of proteins

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 or equivalent first-cycle qualification comprising of at least 180 ECTS or a corresponding qualification from an internationally recognised university. 
  •  Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8584 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8584 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Application fee SEK900 
  • Tuition fee, first instalment SEK88,050 
  • Total fee SEK352,200

Living costs for Umeå

7125 - 11770 SEK /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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