O que eu aprenderei?

The Master Programme in Applied Biotechnology is carefully designed for ambitious future professionals who wish to specialise in the field of biotechnology and at the same time, want to gain exposure in project management and entrepreneurship. Your studies will benefit from the close proximity to the biotechnology industry in Uppsala, with collaborations with biotech companies and authorities generating a stimulating educational environment.

The Master Programme in Applied Biotechnology gives you theoretical as well as hands-on knowledge in the areas of molecular biology, structural biology and biotechnology. You can also extend your studies in the areas of protein engineering, synthetic biology and molecular biotechnology for renewable energy.

Thanks to courses in project management, marketing and entrepreneurship, you will also gain insight into business management and learn how projects are planned and carried out in the bio­technology industry. One important element of the Master's programme is the Master's thesis, which allows students to specialise in their area of interest and can be conducted in both academia and industry.

During the programme you can expect to:

study in the strongest biotechnology cluster in Sweden
specialise in a research area of interest
gain exposure in project management and entrepreneurship

The Master Programme in Applied Biotechnology has an interdisciplinary character and strong connections to biotechnology industry. You will meet both Swedish and international students and teachers in this programme, which will help you to build up a valuable network during and after your studies.

Career

The biotechnical industry is advancing across the whole world, not least in Sweden and Uppsala. The labour market is expected to grow over the coming years.

Uppsala University has an excellent reputation, and having a Master's degree in Applied Biotechnology from Uppsala University will provide you with an internationally recognised education that opens doors to graduate studies or a career in the biotechnical industry, in Sweden and abroad.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Faculty of Science and Technology

Opções de estudo

Período integral (2 anos)

Valores
First semester fee: SEK 72,500; Entire course fee: SEK 290,000
Data de início

2 Setembro 2019, 31 Agosto 2020

Localização

Uppsala University

Segerstedthuset,

Dag Hammarskjölds väg 7,

UPPSALA,

SE-751 05, Sweden

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Brasil

Other English Language Requirements: TOEFL (Paper-based) For English 6: Score of 4.5 (scale 1–6) in written test and a total score of 575.

Para estudantes internacionais

Academic requirements
A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. The main field of study must be molecular biology, biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biotechnology, chemistry, medical technology/informatics, pharmacy or biophysics.
Also required is:

  • knowledge and practical experience of laboratory experiments in biology, and molecular biology: cell biology, molecular biology and molecular genetics corresponding to approximately 20 weeks of full-time studies (30 credits);
  • knowledge and practical experience of laboratory experiments in chemistry: general chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry corresponding to approximately 20 weeks full-time studies (30 credits);
  • knowledge of mathematics: algebra and analysis corresponding to approximately 10 weeks of full-time studies (15 credits);
  • and knowledge of computer science: good proficiency in use of computer software for word and simple calculations.

Language requirements
All applicants need to verify English language proficiency that corresponds to English studies at upper secondary (high school) level in Sweden ("English 6").

The minimum test scores are:

IELTS: an overall mark of 6.5 and no section below 5.5
TOEFL: Paper-based: Score of 4.5 (scale 1–6) in written test and a total score of 575. Internet-based: Score of 20 (scale 0–30) in written test and a total score of 90
Cambridge: CAE, CPE

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