The Biomedicine programme at the Karolinska Institutet provides cutting edge knowledge and essential practical skills for an academic research career within the field of molecular medicine. It focuses on understanding disease mechanisms at a molecular level, particularly for the most common and widespread diseases, with the aim of developing future methods for the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases.Karolinska Institutet (KI) is one of the world's leading universities in the biomedical field. The Global Master's Programme in Biomedicine is research-oriented and runs in close association with KIs renowned research environment. The programme focuses on basic biological knowledge and how it is used to drive medical developments forward. The first part of the programme provides a general, advanced biomedical base. Students may then develop a more personalised study through deeper exploration of one of KIs research areas, by taking elective courses and/or performing independent research projects.
A Bachelor's degree or a professional degree equivalent to a Swedish Bachelor's degree of at least 180 credits in biomedicine, biotechnology, cellular and molecular biology or medicine. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary school course English 6/English B.
Proficiency in the English language can be documented by an internationally recognised test such as TOEFL, IELTS or other documentation that according to regulations certifies the equivalence of English 6/English B at Swedish upper secondary school.
The selection is based on an overall assessment of the applicant's qualifications such as previous education, relevant work and/or research experience and statement of intent. Letters of recommendation are not required.
Applicants to Karolinska Institutet´s Global Master´s programmes are asked to complete a CV form that will be used in the selection process.
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