At this Master of Science (MSc) in Medical Biology at the University of Lausanne, teaching focuses on the acquisition of key areas of expertise necessary for the development of new pre-clinical and clinical medical applications. This training gives students an in-depth knowledge of basic cellular functions, systems that transmit signals inside and among cells, human biology, and the normal and pathological functioning of the most important systems of the human organism.
Considerable attention is also paid to learning and applying techniques used in medical biology, as well as to personal research work.
The second semester is dedicated to specialisation. Students choose a study path from the following options:
- Immunology and Cancer
- Pharmacology and Toxicology.
University studies develop, in addition to specific academic skills, a great many transverse skills such as oral and written communication, critical, analytical and summarising faculties, abilities in research, management of bibliographic resources and knowledge of the specific scientific literature, and so on.
This panoply of skills, combined with specialist knowledge acquired in the course of studies, is excellent preparation for a wide range of employment opportunities and economic sectors.
- Academic research
- Pharmaceutical industry
- Biomedical industry
- Biotechnology firms
- Medical laboratories
- Hospital environment
- Toxicological analysis laboratories
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Bioinformatics : lecture and PW
- Neuron-glia Biology
- Cancer II
- Drug Design
- Development of Therapeutics
- Development of Drugs: Practical Aspects
- Brain Development
- 18 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesBiology Health Sciences View 8 other Masters in Health Sciences in Switzerland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Candidates must be holders of a Bachelor of Science in Biology or in a field considered to be equivalent awarded by a Swiss university.
- Another degree or academic title may be judged equivalent and give access to the Master’s degree course, with or without further conditions.
International1050 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 525 EUR per semester during 18 months.
EU/EEA1050 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 525 EUR per semester during 18 months.
Tuition fees (exams included) and semester fees: CHF 580.- (per semester)
Living costs for Lausanne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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