The master’s specialisation Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology integrates genetics, molecular biology, and biotechnology into an attractive programme, with excellent career perspectives.
Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology: the right master’s programme for you?
The master’s specialisation Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology is a good match if you interested in subjects as genetics, molecular- and microbiology, cellular imaging, and biotechnology. More in general, this master specialisation is ideally suited as a basis for starting a research career at a university or research institute and for a position in a bioscience-based company.
What does this master’s programme entail?
Through courses and research projects, students are trained by experts in the areas of molecular biology, microbiology, plant genetics, cellular imaging, animal disease models, and various –omics technologies and the corresponding bioinformatics. Attention is paid to the application of these techniques to biotechnology, i.e. how studies on model organisms can be translated to improve crops or human health.
Discover why our students choose the Biology master's programme Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology
Start date: September/ February
Duration: 2 years
Degree: Master of Science (MSc)
Mode of study: Full-time
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