• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
The MSc in Biotechnology from University of Pécs aims to educate biotechnologists who possess a high level of theoretical and practical knowledge of biotechnology with medical and pharmaceutical sciences in focus.

About

The program

The curriculum is practice-oriented and provides the necessary skills for graduates to start work immediately after graduation in the biotech or pharma industries or to enroll in a PhD programme. 

The MSc in Biotechnology from University of Pécs provides opportunities for students to become involved in research activities in various departments of the Faculties of Medicine and Science or to prepare diploma work in biotechnology-based SMEs (Small or Medium Enterprises) or in the pharmaceutical industry. The University is a member of the European Biotechnology Network, an association which actively supports the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Genetics
  • Capillary Electrophoresis in Laboratory Diagnostics
  • Epigenetics - Non-Genetic Inheritance and Its Medical Aspects
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Basis of Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Signal Transduction
  • Urinary Steroid Profiles
  • Biotechnological Methods in Forensic Medicine
  • Enzime Biotechnology
  • Molecular and Functional Genetics, Genomics
  • Molecular Developmental Biology and Transdifferentiation
  • Biotechnology from a Business Perspective

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    66

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a BSc with strong background in biology related subjects.
  • Candidates should also have B2 level knowledge in English (TOFEL/IELTS, etc).
  • Admission will be given on basis of marks obtained in the Entry Exam and interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Pécs

  • 118000 - 165000 HUF/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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