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Biology: Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology

Leiden University

Master Postgraduate Leiden

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Mathematics, natural sciences and computer science
Course summary This specialisation integrates genetics, molecular biology, and biotechnology into an attractive programme, with excellent career perspectives.
Course description Through courses and research projects, students are trained by experts in the areas of molecular biology, microbiology, plant genetics, cellular imaging, animal disease models, and various -omics technologies and the corresponding bioinformatics. Attention is paid to the application of these techniques to biotechnology, i.e. how studies on model organisms can be translated to improve crops or human health. The master's specialisation Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology is a good match if you interested in subjects as genetics, molecular- and microbiology, cellular imaging, and biotechnology. More in general, this master specialisation is ideally suited as a basis for starting a research career at a university or research institute and for a position in a bioscience-based company.
Study subjects See the e-prospectus: https://studiegids.leidenuniv.nl/studies/show/6599/microbial-biotechnology-and-health
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 120.00
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes colloquium, lecture, individual assignment, laboratory work, research, research proposal, seminar, internship, tutorial, working group
Accreditation NVAO

About the institution

Department Faculty of Science
Information about the institution High-quality education, a broad choice of programmes and all complemented with personal support make Leiden University the perfect option for successfully taking your studies to the next level.

Admission

Admission requirements
Language requirements
Professional experience required -
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Feb 2020 1 Dec 2019 15 Oct 2019
1 Sep 2020 15 Jun 2020 1 Apr 2020
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2019 (FT)€ 2083€ 18300n.a.
2020 (FT)€ 2083€ 18300n.a.

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Leiden University Excellence Scholarship programme (LExS)

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Studielijn Universiteit Leiden

studielijn@leidenuniv.nl

Contact information for the institution

Studielijn Universiteit Leiden

study info

studielijn@leidenuniv.nl

Telephone number +31 (071)5271111
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