Master's Degrees in Biology in France

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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 France

Except for universities for architecture, arts and design as well as engineering & management, France is also famous for its good food and wine. The French universities offer a broad range of programmes, no matter if you study in Paris, Nancy or Bordeaux.

22 Biology Master's degrees in France

Master Predictive and integrative animal biology (PRIAM)

Animal biology is at the crossroad of opportunities provided by the development of genomics, on the one hand, and on the other hand, societal issues dealing with the role of animals in our societies and the relationship between humans and animals. The Master Degree in Predictive and integrative animal biology (PRIAM) is offered by Paris-Saclay University.

Master Tissue, Cell and Gene Biotherapies

The field of biotherapy is rapidly evolving for years. Advances of the research in vectorology, stem cells, biomaterials, and genomics have transformed the practices of research laboratories in biotherapy and numerous clinical trials have emerged in recent years. The Master Degree in Tissue, Cell and Gene Biotherapies is offered by Paris-Saclay University.

Master AIRE- Interdisciplinary Approaches to Research and Teaching

 The AIRE Master is a 2 year Master Program first created in 2009 to provide students from all over the world with a high level, interdisciplinary, interactive and collaborative training on emergent scientific and societal subjects. It is divided in two tracks. 1.Master AIRE/AIV - Interdisciplinary Approaches in Life Sciences and 2. Master AIRE/EdTech - Education Technology. 

M.Sc. Systems and Synthetic Biology (SSB)

Systems Biology is the study of biological systems and network behaviors, and in particular their dynamic aspects, which requires the utilization of mathematical modeling tightly linked to experiment. The Master Degree in Systems and Synthetic Biology (SSB) is offered by Paris-Saclay University.

Master Nano-biosciences

The main objective of this Nano-biosciences track at the Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) is to provide students with strong scientific and technical knowledge in micro- and nano-fabrication, manipulation, measurement and instrumentation at the nano-scale. 

Master Neurobiology Neurosciences (NN)

The objectives of the Neurobiology-Neurosciences (NN) Master program at Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) are to provide the students with a strong scientific background in the various aspects of Neurosciences, from the most integrated ones to the cellular aspects. The students will also become familiar with the various techniques used in this developing field in Biology.

Master BioSciences

The BioSciences Master is a high-level academic program in general biology with a special emphasis on research. However, a certain degree of specialization is possible through the choice of electives and internships.

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M.Sc. Biocontrol Solutions for Plant Health

To grow the next generation of scientists in plant protection BOOST meets requirements in ecofriendly plant production technologies by producing the next generation of scientists and professionals in Biocontrol Solutions for Plant Health at Université Côte d'Azur. 

Master Biology Agrosciences

This international Master program Biology Agrosciences from University of Bordeaux integrates plant biotechnology and agrofood technology within course content in order to deal with innovation challenges in agriculture.

Master Computational Mathematics of Erasmus Mundus Bio-Health Computing

Growing barriers between clinical and basic research, along with the ever increasing complexities involved in conducting health research, are making it more and more difficult to translate new knowledge to the bedside – and back again to the bench. The Computational Mathematics of Erasmus Mundus Bio-Health Computing programme is offered by Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA).

M.Sc. Quantitative Biology and Medicine

The aim of this Quantitative Biology and Medicine MSc at the Université Côte d'Azur is to establish a high-level teaching program, at the interface between Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Biology and Medicine. Develop experimental and theoretical modelling skills to perform research at the frontier of physics, maths, health and life sciences.

M.Sc. Biology of Marine Organisms

This international Master program provides students with a solid grounding in the integrative biology of marine organisms along with more applied training in animal and plant aquaculture, environment quality assessment techniques, genomics and biotechnologies. Partner universities have been selected for the complementary nature of their expertise in these fields.

Master Infectious Diseases

The Infectious Diseases Master’s Degree is carried out by Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 and Université Jean Monnet and labelled Université de Lyon

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Master Biology

In accordance with the European Higher Education system, the Biology Master is composed of 4 semesters of 30 European credits (ECTS) each. Students can be admitted directly to the second year (in English) if they have studied 4 years post high school.

Master Integrative Structural Biology (ISB)

The objectives of the 2 year ISB Master program are to train the enrolled students in the complementary fields of Structural Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biophysics. The Integrative Structural Biology (ISB) is offered by the Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA).

Master Gene Cell Development (GCD)

The recent advances in cell and developmental biology (including imaging, stem cell biology and systems biology) integrate biological mechanisms at multiple scales, from the level of molecular complexes to the whole organism. The Master Degree in Gene Cell Development (GCD) is offered by Paris-Saclay University.

Master Chemistry Oriented Towards Life Sciences

A unique program in chemistry at the frontier of life sciences based on a modern pedagogy suited for research and a strong fundamental background. 4 tracks are available : Frontiers in Chemistry (M1: bilingual, M2: English only), Molecular Chemistry, Spectroscopies and Analyses, Biomolecular Engineering.

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