M.Sc. Biochemistry

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR458 per Semester (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    EUR458 per Semester (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English, French ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Genève, Switzerland
The Master in Biochemistry allows students to specialise in areas like trans-membrane trafficking and membrane biochemistry, genetic engineering, bioinformatics, cognitive neuroscience and immunology.

Description

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Through this programme, students develop the methodological knowledge and experimental rigour which are essential for conducting research. The programme also provides state-of-the-art training in the area of cellular energy production. Students will master the key concepts in biochemistry from the molecular level to the cellular level in order to understand the precise mechanisms at work in cells.

Students may earn up to 30 credits while on exchange. They may also conduct research outside the university, under the supervision of a faculty member, or do a work placement at a leading external laboratory in order to complete their Master’s degree.

Opportunities

The Master in Biochemistry leads to a number of opportunities both in Switzerland and abroad, including:

  • Medical research laboratories
  • Government and private biomedical analysis laboratories
  • Quality control and assurance
  • Environmental protection
  • Cosmetics and perfumes
  • Pharmaceutical and bioactive compounds
  • Agro-food industry
  • Regulations and scientific patents
  • Management and sales
  • Medical research
  • Biotechnologies
  • Academic research (doctoral, post-doctoral)
  • Private sector research, development and production

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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    Deadline applies if you do not have the same nationality as the university.

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  • ( EEA

    Deadline applies if your country of nationality is in the EEA (European Economic Area)

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Starting in

    Apply until:
  • ( International

    Deadline applies if you do not have the same nationality as the university.

    )
  • ( EEA

    Deadline applies if your country of nationality is in the EEA (European Economic Area)

    )

Dates reflect the university's timezone.

Tuition fee
  • EUR458 per semester ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • EUR458 per semester ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • Tuition fee is 500 CHF per semester.
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

  • Electives and Work Placement: Current topics in chemical biology and biochemistry; Biochemistry and biophysics of membranes; Cellular and molecular biology; Molecular genetics of development; Principles of neurobiology; Bioinformatics; Bioorganic chemistry; Bioethic, etc.
  • Work placements
  • Research Project and dissertation

English Language Requirements

Take IELTS test

Requirements

A Bachelor in Biochemistry or Chemistry, or a degree deemed equivalent upon review of the application, subject to supplementary classes and prerequisites for certain degrees.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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