Besides being well prepared for an attractive job with this M.Sc., you can go on to take a Ph.D. at the University of Bremen or at other universities, and continue in fascinating areas of research.
Possibilities for additional qualifications
The graduation enables / authorizes you to take on (promotion) studies for a doctorate.
All courses will be given in English.
Our master programme is accredited by the accreditation body ACQUIN until 30th September 2016.
Stages of study / curricula / description of modules
If you have proven in the first module to be an excellent student, you can finish your education within eighteen month by working on your laboratory rotations between the terms. The education is organized in mandatory courses (first term), courses which you can select (second term), laboratory rotations (third term), and a Master Thesis (fourth term).
Area foci/ modules for advanced specialisation
You will receive a thorough education in biochemistry and molecular biology, which will expand your previous knowledge in chemistry or biology (or other related studies which you have finished with a B.Sc.)
The mandatory course in biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology and microbiology will go beyond your present level of knowledge, and expand your background in chemistry or biology. Further modular courses will broaden and deepen the aspects of the courses taught in the first term. You will participate in the work of two different research groups, where you will gain knowledge about the scientific problems of the group, and the experimental techniques and approaches to tackle these problems. In the fourth term, you will work on your Master Thesis and defend it.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
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.Take IELTS test
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).
For inclusion in a master's degree is the completion of studies at the Bachelor's level requirement.
The University of Bremen does NOT charge a tuition fee.Tuition is free for all students.
Registration as a student: 282.76 Euro for the winter semester of 2015/2016. This will cover your registration as a student, public transport within Bremen and its surroundings, and reduced prices at the student refectory.
With regard to the M. Sc. program we regret to inform you that there are no scholarships for studies at the University of Bremen. Please note that the education is offered free of charge.There are no tuition or examination fees.
Students who are in need of financial support usually take up a part-time job. With a student visa to Germany you are entitled to work 74 hours per month.
Furthermore you can contact the following organisations who grant scholarships to qualifying students:
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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