M.Sc. On Campus

Genetic and Molecular Plant Science

Stockholm University

24 months
13890 EUR/year
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The Genetic and Molecular Plant Science programme at Stockholm University will give you an intimate knowledge of plant biology and plant research. If you are interested in environmental protection, green biotechnology, novel systems for sustainable agriculture or want to learn about the opportunities and risks of gene-modified organisms (GMOs) this is the subject for you.


The Genetic and Molecular Plant Science programme from Stockholm University brings together three world class Swedish universities, Stockholm University, Uppsala University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU).

Career opportunities

  • Our MSc programme serves as preparation for continuation to PhD studies within the fields of plant biology, ecology and plant breeding and biotechnology. 
  • It also opens up potential job possibilities at an administrative authority or within forestry, agricultural organisations, consultancy, or plant breeding and conservation. 
  • The flexibility of the programme gives you the possibility to develop skills relevant to the job market and potential to develop your network both within Sweden and internationally.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Green Biotechnology
  • Plants in Environmental Treatment
  • Science in Biological Research and Investigation
  • Traineeship in Biology

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology or Molecular Biology, including Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Plant Physiology for a total of at least 30 ECTS credits or the equivalent.
  • Swedish upper secondary school course English B/English 6 or the equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13890 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27781 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Applies to citizens from outside EU, EEA or Switzerland. First instalment: 70000 SEK. The complete programme: 280000 SEK.

Living costs for Stockholm

9668 - 17248 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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