Molecular Biology, General

Lund University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
13742 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The general programme in Molecular Biology, General from Lund University provides you with the opportunity to design your own programme with the specialisation that you prefer.


There are a broad range of courses to choose from. You will be given guidance on how to put together a suitable programme that fulfils the degree requirements and gives you the appropriate education and training.

Special features of the general programme in Molecular Biology, General from Lund University:

  • Broad range of courses related to cell and molecular biology, molecular biotechnology and medical biology
  • Close connection to research in an international environment
  • Integration of theoretical analysis with strong training of laboratory skills
  • Freedom to create your own study programme and specialisation

Career Prospects

The knowledge and skills you will gain on this programme open doors to employment within many sectors in industry, academia and the public sector. Depending on which specialisation you choose, this could be in the biotechnological, pharmaceutical or food industries. Employment can also be found in agencies concerned with hygiene and environmental protection issues, in patent and legal issues, education or research funding.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Ecology
  • Cell Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • Human Biol. & Evol.
  • Human Physiology
  • Organic Chemistry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor s degree of at least 180 credits or the equivalent, of which 120 credits must be in science/biomedicine/engineering, including:

  • 45 credits in molecular biology comprising genetics, cell biology and microbiology
  • 7.5 credits in human/animal physiology
  • 30 credits in chemistry comprising biochemistry

Proficiency in English equivalent to English 6/B from Swedish upper-secondary school.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13742 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27484 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 290 000


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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Updated over a year ago

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Molecular Biology, General
Lund University


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