M1 Life Sciences and Health - International Track - France, Master | Paris-Saclay University | Paris, France
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M1 Life Sciences and Health - International Track - France

12 months
243 EUR/year
243 EUR/year
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Paris-Saclay University offers a research-driven M1 Life Sciences and Health - International Track - France master program through which students can focus on their own research interests and can develop individual research trajectories.


During the first part of the M1 Life Sciences and Health - International Track - France program at Paris-Saclay University, all students will take the following courses that address key Concepts and Challenges in the following basic fields of Life Sciences and Health:

  • Genetics and Genomics
  • Cellular Biology
  • Biochemistry and Cell Signaling
  • Systems biology

This part of the program will be mostly based on active learning which includes reverse approaches and problem-based activities.

During the second part of the program, students will choose among a wide range of elective courses in accordance with their academic and career development goals. Some of the areas of study include:

  • Animal transgenesis
  • Biotherapies
  • Applied genomics and precision medicine
  • Synthetic biology

Program goals

The aim of this Master program is to provide a solid and broad-based foundation in prominent areas in Life Sciences and Health. In addition, given the elective courses offered, and the intensive research training internship, students will obtain both theoretical and practical experience in their fields of interest.

Competences and skills to be acquired in the field of Life Sciences and Health are:

  • ability to comprehend general scientific developments
  • in-depth and critical analysis of scientific literature in specialized international journals
  • formulation of new questions and hypotheses
  • communication with professionals
  • ability to design and implement scientific experiments
  • ability to describe, analyze and report on research data
  • development of practical skills
  • autonomy

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems Biology
  • Biosignaling
  • Neurobiology of Integrated Systems
  • Epigenetics
  • Integrative Microbiology
  • Immuno-Pathophysiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed questionnaire (to download on the master's web page). (Completed form "M2 choices for M1 International Track in France")
  • All transcripts of the years / semesters validated since the high school diploma at the date of application.
  • Certificate of English level.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Motivation letter.
  • VAP file (obligatory for all persons requesting a valuation of the assets to enter the diploma).
  • A bachelor’s degree corresponding to a “Licence” in France (L-M-D European system, 180 ECTS, 3-year program) or equivalent academic qualification in Science (with a Biology content) from an internationally-recognized University is required.
  • English language proficiency equivalent to the COE/ALTE (Council of Europe/Association of Language Testers in Europe) English course B2 level is required.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    243 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 243 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • National

    243 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 243 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Paris

1195 - 1778 EUR /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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