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Medical Biotechnology, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #324 (QS) ,
How can we develop methods for identification of microorganisms in the human body? What are the roles of proteins in infected tissue? And how can we manufacture therapeutic substances by means of proteins and microorganisms? By studying Medical Biotechnology at Aalborg University, you can help find the answers to these questions.

About

The Master's programme in Biotechnology with a specialisation in Medical Biotechnology at Aalborg University offers you the opportunity to perform experimental work in the laboratories, and problem based group work. You get to work with people, medicine, and biotechnology, and you get the chance to immerse in subjects like medical microbiology, molecular methods in modern medicine, and manufacturing of biopharmaceutical products.The specialisation provides you with knowledge within areas such as cellular and molecular biology, protein biotechnology, bioinformatics and genetic engineering and. You gain the skills to evaluate and select among the scientific theories, methods, tools, and general skills of biotechnology, and establish new analysis and solution models on a scientific basis. As a graduate in Biotechnology with a specialisation in Medical Biotechnology, you are able to carry out research and development in the processes, development and quality analyses of recombinant products, modified proteins and pharmaceutical products, following GLP and GMP principles and proper safety regulations

WHY STUDY AT AALBORG UNIVERSITY?

You will have access to high quality laboratoriesYou will conduct problem based project work allowing you to develop your collaboration skills and solve real-life problems with your group members using your academic knowledge

You will experience research-based teaching, problem based learning, and a high degree of interaction with industrial partners

JOB AND CAREER

As a graduate from the Master’s programme in Biotechnology with a specialisation in Medical Biotechnology you will have in-depth knowledge of biotechnology and medical biotechnology. This gives you a wide range of job opportunities. You can form your own profile, depending on which subjects you choose to specialise in. There are many possibilities, and you can choose to combine the subjects in your own unique way across professional boundaries.

To mention a few examples of possible career paths, you can become:

  • a researcher at a hospital or biopharmaceutical company
  • a consultant in molecular biology and methodologies
  • a PhD student

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics 
  • Cell Biology, Immunology and Genetics 
  • Microbial Diversity and Activity
  • Protein Chemistry 
  • Protein Structure 
  • Carbohydrate Chemistry

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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General Requirements

In general, admission to the International Programme in Biotechnology at the M.Sc. level requires a B.Sc. degree in relevant natural science and engineering disciplines.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9124 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9124 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
68,100 DKK

Living costs for Aalborg

  • 5936 - 8300 DKK/month
    Living Costs

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