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.
Deadline applies if you do not have the same nationality as the university.)
Tuition fee for the international students.)
European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.)
The Master´s degree program in Molecular Biophysics consists of six obligatory courses, up to 9 weeks of courses that can be chosen freely, and a research project of 27 to 36 weeks.
Note that you are free to chose when in year 2 you want to do your research project. For example, you can do the shorter project at the beginning of year 2 if you want to read courses in the following spring term. Each year of study corresponds to 60 ECTS credits (c).
Courses in year 1
• Structural Biochemistry, 15 ECTS
• The Molecular Properties of Proteins: Structure, Function and Disease, 15 ECTS
• Bioinformatics, 7.5 ECTS
• Structure and Dynamics of Biological Membranes, 7.5 ECTS OR Project in Molecular Life Sciences, 7.5 ECTS
• Biophysical Chemistry, 7.5 ECTS
• Spectroscopy of Biological Molecules, 7.5 ECTS
Courses in year 2
• Optional course(s), 15 ECTS and degree project 45 ECTS OR• Degree project 60 ECTS
No work experience is required.
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