Biology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English
    Language

About

The Biology programme is offered at University of Southern Denmark.

Programme structure

The Biology programme is  characterised by a large number of electives, which allows you to shape the programme according to your interests. You can either opt for a broad profile or specialise in one of the following fields:

  • Animal sound communication and behaviour
  • Environmental biology
  • Marine science
Career opportunities

Depending on how you piece it together, the Biology programme will prepare you for a wide variety of jobs in research, teaching, consultancy and management.

Accreditation

The quality and relevance of the programme are approved by the Danish Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Planning and evaluation of biological studies (5 ECTS)
  • Field course in terrestrial or marine biology (5 ECTS)

For more information, please visit the programme's website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

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 (Grade C):

    180

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    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

To apply for the Master's programme in Biology you need a relevant Bachelor's degree. You can apply if you hold a Bachelor's degree in Biology from University of Southern Denmark, Aalborg University, University of Copenhagen or University of the Faroe Islands.

You can also apply if you hold a similar degree containing basic courses in mathematics, chemistry and statistics, as well as 60 ECTS within biology. The biological courses must cover:

  • The structures and functions of biomolecules and cells
  • The systematics, structures, development and functions of organisms
  • The interaction between organisms and their environment
  • The evolution of life

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    13280 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13280 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Odense

  • 5400 - 7800 DKK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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