M.Sc. On Campus


University of Iceland

24 months
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The Biochemistry programme is offered at the University of Iceland.


Key facts:

  • The Biochemistry programme is offered at the University of Iceland.
  • 120 ECTS credits have to be completed for the qualification, organized as a two year programme.
  • The MS-thesis is 60 ECTS (1) or 90 ECTS (2). Courses or other studies are 60 ECTS or 30 ECTS.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research in molecular biology and biochemistry 
  • Animal Physiology for graduate students
  • Current topics in Chemistry and Biochemistry 

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A BS degree or equivalent with minimum average grade of 6.5. In addition to the BS degree there may be some preliminary course requirements before starting the actual MS programme. Before an application for MS studies is approved a supervisor from the Faculty of Chemistry has to be secured to supervise the MS project.
  • All international applicants, whose native language is not English, are required to provide results of the TOEFL (79) or IELTS (6.5) tests as evidence of English proficiency.
  • Applicants are asked to submit a letter of motivation, 1 pages, where they should state the reasons they want to pursue graduate work, their academic goals and a suggestion or outline for a final paper.
  • Letters of recommendation (2) should be submitted. These should be from faculty members or others who are familiar with your academic work and qualified to evaluate your potential for graduate study. 

Tuition Fee

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  • EU/EEA

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  • Students at the University of Iceland do not pay tuition fees, only an annual registration fee of ISK 75,000 (530 EUR) 

Living costs for Reykjavik

178929 - 290400 ISK /month
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