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Master's Degrees in
Biology in Finland

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Studying Biology

Biology is the classical natural science that studies life or, more specifically, all forms of living organisms. The foundations of modern biology are cell theory, evolution, genetics, homeostasis and energy. Branches of biology are practiced in science laboratories by Master degree graduates in biology.

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Studying in Finland

Finland is situated in northern Europe and neighbours Sweden, Norway and Russia. For an international student Finland is both an exotic and a safe target country. Finnish society is credible: a networked and transparent open civic society, where education is always a top first priority.

10 Biology Master's degrees in Finland

M.Sc. Biology of Physical Activity

The Biology of Physical Activity programme from University of Jyväskylä educates academic experts who understand the interaction mechanisms between different physiological systems and physical exercise, and their theoretical background.

University of Jyväskylä-Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences
M.Sc. Life Science Informatics

Life Sciences is one of the strategic research fields at the University of Helsinki. The multidisciplinary Master’s Programme in Life Science Informatics (LSI) from the University of Helsinki integrates research excellence and research infrastructures in the Helsinki Institute of Life Sciences (HiLIFE). 

M.Sc. Genetics and Molecular Biosciences

The MS in Genetics and Molecular Biosciences from University of Helsinki is a generalist degree, giving you the ability to work in basic and applied research and to act as an expert in public administration, the private sector and biotechnology companies.

M.Sc. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

In the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology master's degree program at University of Helsinki, you can become familiar with a wide variety of topics in three areas: ecology, evolutionary biology and conservation biology. You can choose studies from any of these areas, as well as from other master's degree programmes.

M.Sc. Plant Biology

The Master’s Programme in Plant Biology is a joint programme of the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences and the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry at the University of Helsinki, which ensures an exceptionally comprehensive curriculum. 

M.Sc. Protein Science and Biotechnology

The Protein Science and Biotechnology MSc degree programme at the University of Oulu offers in-depth training in understanding structure-function relationships of proteins and their characterisation. This degree course has a strong on practical skills and use of most modern equipment in protein expression and analysis and it is aimed  at students with an interest in a research career, taught by an international staff.

M.Sc. Environmental Biology

Master's Degree Programme in Environmental Biology (EnvBio) at University of Eastern Finland is designed to give the higher university degree (MSc) to students who already have accomplished the lower university degree (BSc) in an appropriate field of science, e.g. environmental science, earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, agriculture or forestry.

Faculty of Science and Forestry
M.Sc. Ecology and Population Genetics

The Ms in Ecology and Population Genetics master degree at University of Oulu offers a unique combination of studies in ecology, population genetics and molecular ecology with emphasis in northern issues. The study programme is a combination of field work in the arctic and subarctic and in old-growth boreal forests and mires as well as molecular lab work.

M.Sc. Molecular Systems Biology

A new master’s degree programme in Molecular Systems Biology provides strong theoretical and practical skills in modern molecular biology with a specific focus on systems biology. The programme is jointly arranged by the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Turku and the Turku Centre for Biotechnology.

Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences