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Biochemistry

University of Cologne

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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About

The Master of Science in Biochemistry program from University of Cologne is research-oriented. The successful completion of the two-year program will lead to the award of the Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree.

Overview

The programme

With the Master of Science in Biochemistry program from University of Cologne students will acquire a strong background in basic biochemical science and in modern Life Science research practice, which will prepare them well for many careers both in academia and applied environments.

The study program contains eight modules. They are divided into: Acvanced Modules, Specialization Modules, and the Master Thesis & Defense Module.

In the first year of the program students choose up to three Subject Modules of their preference, thereof two have to be in Biochemistry and one can be in general.

The second year of the program is dedicated to research. It includes another Laboratory Module and the Project Proposal Module, where questions, concepts and methods applied on the Master project are delineated.

The program is completed by a six-months' research project that will be written up in a Master's thesis and presented in a colloquium.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Neurobiochemistry
  • Cryo EM
  • Mitochondria and Neurodegeneration
  • Posttranslational Regulation
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Advanced Light Microscopy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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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).
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Credits

120 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.
2.5

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
79
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).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's certificate (or equivalent) in Biochemistry or a similar biochemical study program, in natural sciences where at least 180 credit points have been achieved and the final grade is at least "good" (i.e. 2,5) or better.
  • At least 36 credit points (ECTS) of 180 have to be achieved in basic or advanced biochemical courses, laboratory trainings or the bachelor thesis. Subject areas which can be credited are modules in biochemistry, molecular biology, biophysics, protein engineering, environmental biochemistry, bioenergetics, or metabolism.
  • Submission of a complete set of application documents and forms which are listed and provided by the application portals.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 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.

The UoC does not charge any tuition fees. However a semester fee has to be paid each semester/6 months and amounts to 279,65 €.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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