Molecular Medicine, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    30561
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Free
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
The Master in Molecular Medicine at Uppsala University teaches students the newest technologies in genomic, epigenetics and proteomics. Focusing on the molecular mechanisms that cause diseases, the Master’s degree instructs in the basics of diagnostics and therapeutic tools. The degree is research-oriented, the problems ranging from molecular medicine, to experimental design and laboratory work.
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  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The Master Programme in Molecular Medicine focuses on the molecular mechanisms that cause diseases, the newest technologies in genomics, epigenetics and proteomics as well as the development of prognostic, diagnostic and therapeutic tools. This is a crucial aspect of the health care of tomorrow, offering personalised and improved translational medicine. You will be in an advanced educational environment at the forefront of molecular medicine research, with researchers, clinicians and industry from world-leading laboratories at Uppsala University.

The programme gives you in-depth knowledge about molecular and cellular mechanisms causing diseases, including genetic diseases and cancer, with special emphasis on epigenetic mechanisms. You will learn to independently analyse and interpret research results and data, generated by current methods and technologies. You will also learn techniques for developing novel molecular diagnostics and therapies with applications in both research and industry.

Career

With an advanced education in molecular medicine you are expected to go on to occupations in research, health-care systems, pharma or biotechnology companies, and governmental organisations.

The strong component of cutting-edge research in the programme gives you an excellent basis for further academic research and PhD studies in the field. You will have gained practical experience of several new molecular technologies and their applications for research in genomics, epigenomics and proteomics, which together with a profound understanding of molecular mechanisms in diseases including cancer, is a requisite for progress in medical research as well as in health care.

Programme Structure

Year 1

  • Medical Genetics and Cancer; Molecular Mechanisms
  • Advanced Techniques in Molecular Medicine
  • Genomic and Epigenomic Medicine
  • Molecular tools for Proteome Analysis and Diagnostics
  • Biomarkers; Discovery and Validation

Year 2
  • Bioimaging and Cell analysis
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Elective period
  • Master's project in Molecular Medicine

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score: 575

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 90

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. The main field of study must be in biomedicine, medicine, pharmacy, engineering, biology, or a similar field of study that gives relevant knowledge in chemistry, biochemistry, cell and molecular biology and molecular genetics.

Also required is previous experience of laboratory work.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 30561 International
  • Free EU/EEA
  • Application Fee: SEK 900
  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 72500
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 290000

Funding

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