Medical Biology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    535
    Tuition (Semester)
    535
    Tuition (Semester)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

Teaching focuses on the acquisition of key areas of expertise necessary for the development of new pre-clinical and clinical medical applications. This training gives students an in-depth knowledge of basic cellular functions, systems that transmit signals inside and among cells, human biology, and the normal and pathological functioning of the most important systems of the human organism.

Considerable attention is also paid to learning and applying techniques used in medical biology, as well as to personal research work.

University studies develop, in addition to specific academic skills, a great many transverse skills such as oral and written communication, critical, analytical and summarising faculties, abilities in research, management of bibliographic resources and knowledge of the specific scientific litterature, the learning and transmission of knowledge, independence and the ability to make judgments in the field of specialisation and overlapping areas.

This panoply of skills, combined with specialist knowledge acquired in the course of studies, is excellent preparation for a wide range of employment opportunities and economic sectors.

  • Academic research
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Biomedical industry
  • Biotechnology firms
  • Medical laboratories
  • Hospital environment
  • Toxicological analysis laboratories

Programme Structure

  • Cell Biology
  • Intracellular Signalling
  • Microbiology
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Neurological Diseases
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Immunology and Cancer
  • Impact of a Patent on your
  • Animal Experimentation Certificate or
  • Clinical Research
  • Immunology and Cancer
  • Metabolism
  • Neurosciences
  • Pharmacological Sciences In each study path, start of Personal Research Work

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 18 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    90 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Academic Requirements

Candidates must be holders of a Bachelor of Science in Biology or in a field considered to be equivalent awarded by a Swiss university. Another degree or academic title may be judged equivalent and give access to the Master’s degree course, with or without further conditions.

Teaching language
  • English. Recommended level : C1.

Tuition Fee Per Semester

  • EUR 535 International
  • EUR 535 EU/EEA
  • CHF 580 per semester

Funding

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