Molecular Biophysics, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
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Interested in a molecular view on the phenomena of life? Then you should consider the Stockholm University Masters program in Molecular Biophysics. It provides a thorough education in experimental and theoretical approaches in the field of Biophysics.


All courses are given by professors who perform world-class research. Hands-on laboratory course work is an integrated and essential part of the program. The final degree project is an excellent opportunity to run your own research project. Here you have the choice between a wide variety of techniques and research topics.

The Masters degree program in Molecular Biophysics is aimed at students from Sweden and abroad with a bachelor degree in chemistry or physics. No knowledge in biology is required. The program is free of tuition fee for EU citizens and all courses are given in English. It is organized by the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics of Stockholm University.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Structural Biochemistry
  • The Molecular Properties of Proteins: Structure, Function and Disease
  • Bioinformatics
  • Structure and Dynamics of Biological Membranes
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy of Biological Molecule
For more information, please visit the programme website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Duration 24 months
  • 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:


    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:


    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:


    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

Special eligibility requirements
Bachelor's including 90 ECTS credits in Chemistry and/or Physics. Alternatively, a total of 180 credits, of which at least 150 credits should be within the Natural Sciences including 60 credits in Chemistry and/or Physics.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 29550 International
  • Free EU/EEA
Tuition fees only concern citizens outside the EU, EES and Switzerland
  • First instalment: 70000 SEK
  • Total course/programme fee: 280000 SEK


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