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Life Sciences

Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
Free
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Tuition fee
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About

Life Sciences from Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) includes courses and seminars on gene engineering, molecular biology, pharmacology, bioinformatics, neurosciences, and a range of additional subjects that students can elect as options.

Overview

Life Sciences from Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) aims to train highly qualified researchers both for academia and biotechnology companies:

  • to learn from the best international experts in priority areas of biotechnology;
  • to master an interdisciplinary approach to breakthrough scientific projects;
  • to acquire hands-on experience in the biotech business.

Careers

  • PhD positions in academic & research institutions
  • Specialist positions such as biochemist, bioinformatician, medical genetics, biomedical engineer in related biomed economy sectors as well as Skolkovo resident companies and startups

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Structural Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Neurobiology
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Plant Molecular Biology
  • Immunology
  • Virology
  • Cell Biology
  • Omics Data Analysis
  • Transgenic Models in Drug Discovery

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent in biology, chemistry, agro, IT, physics, medicine.
  • If your education was not conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
  • Online Application
  • Personal statement/Motivation letter (in English)
  • Resume (in English)
  • Two letters of recommendation (these should contain contact phone and/or e-mail of the recommender, if the letters are in Russian please make your own translation in English, scan in one file with the original and upload this way)
  • If available: Diploma and/or current transcript
  • If available: Official GRE scores (applications submitted with excellent GRE scores will increase the chance of acceptance)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

No tuition fee for applicants who pass the selection process

Funding

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