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The Master of Biophysics, Biochemistry and Biotechnology (Leuven) programme provides in-depth training in multidisciplinary fields, with particular emphasis on subfields in which KU Leuven's research expertise is internationally recognised: molecular modelling, spectroscopy of biomolecules, optogenetics, and the biophysics of neural circuits.Strengths
This study programme will prepare and equip you to enter the workplace with all the necessary skills, expertise and experience to solve many of the greatest challenges facing the fields of Biophysics, Biochemistry and Biotechnology.
The mission of the Department of Physics and Astronomy is exploring, understanding and modelling physical realities using mathematical, computational, experimental and observational techniques. It consists of five divisions performing high quality research on Hard and Soft- condensed matter & Biophysics, Nuclear Physics, Theoretical Physics and Stellar Astrophysics.
The Department of Biology is committed to excellence in teaching and research and comprises four divisions with diverse research activities ranging from molecular and physiological research at the level of cells and organisms to ecological research on populations, communities, and ecosystems.
The Department of Chemistry consists of five divisions, which conduct research embedded in collaborations with other well-established universities, research institutes and companies around the world.
These departments assist students in realizing their full potential and acquiring the skills they will need to find the right place of employment.
A range of career options exist in the pharmaceutical and bioscience industries, where the demand for biophysicists and biochemists is expected to exceed supply in the near future. There are also relevant job openings within governmental research organizations, regulatory bodies, clinical facilities, health centres, private organizations and industrial centres.
Graduates may pursue a career in medical science, pharma and biotech applied or academic research. A considerable number of graduates are undertaking a PhD programme in one of our associated research laboratories and partner organizations.
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- Quantum Physics
- Structure, Synthesis and Cellular Function of Macromolecules
- Statistical Mechanics
- Basics of Biological Chemistry
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
Most recent information on the programme website: kuleuven.be/ma/MBBBL
International947 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 947 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA947 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 947 EUR per year during 24 months.
Most recent information on www.kuleuven.be/tuitionfees
Living costs for Leuven
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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