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BSc Experimental and Industrial Medical Bioscience

Linköping University
Program overview
6 semesters
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
440,000 SEK
Fall 2021

440,000 SEK
Fall 2022

440,000 SEK
Fall 2023

Program description

BSc Experimental and Industrial Medical Bioscience

Are you interested in applying theory in Biomedicine in projects from industry, healthcare or academia? Learning how to manage running projects with skills in entrepreneurship and business development. Then the BSc program in Experimental and Industrial Biomedicine will give you exciting years!

LiU will offer the first international bachelor program in Sweden that combines project management skills with practical experience research techniques in the field of biomedicine. Designed in partnership with world-leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills required to work at the forefront of biomedical research and innovation.

This Bachelor program will provide deep theoretical knowledge and practical experience of state-of-the-art research techniques in fundamental biomedical fields; such as cell and molecular biology, medical biochemistry, physiology, and pharmacology as well as novel areas of drug discovery, systems biology, bioinformatics and digital pathology. Throughout the program you will also work in project-driven courses to apply your knowledge. To ensure that you can translate research breakthroughs into clinical products and services the program trains students in the latest approaches in project management, clinical trial design, bioentrepreneurship, drug regulation and medical ethics. You will also have the opportunity to spend an entire semester performing research at LiU or at one of our industrial partners, in Sweden or abroad. By educating our students in the theory and practice of innovative biomedical research as well as research management our program aims to develop the biomedical research leaders of the future.

Admission requirements

General entry requirements for undergraduate studies


English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6)


Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology corresponding to the level in Swedish upper secondary education (Chemistry 2, Mathematic 4 and Biology 2)

Exemption from Swedish 3

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Program content

Semester 1

  • Medical Cell Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • Project Course: Biomedical Product Development
  • Medical Physiology
  • Project Course: Biomedical Product Development
  • Molecular Genetics and Epigenetics

Semester 2

  • Project Course: Bioentrepreneurship
  • Biochemistry and Organic Chemistry
  • Gene Technology and Transgenic Models
  • Cell Metabolism, Signaling and Biochemistry
  • Medical Microbiology
  • Project Course: Bioentrepreneurship

Semester 3

  • Developmental and Stem Cell Biology
  • Immunology
  • Bioinformatics and Statistics
  • Analytical Chemistry for Medical Applications
  • Project Course: Bioinformatics of Big Data
  • Bioinformatics and Statistics

Semester 4

  • Pharmacology
  • Systems Biology
  • Project course: Drug Development
  • Pharmaceutical development
  • Medical Systems Physiology
  • Project course: Drug Development

Semester 5

  • Degree Project

Semester 6

  • Protein Structure and Function
  • Pathology and Disease Models
  • Project Course: Clinical Trial
  • Molecular Imaging and Digital Pathology
  • Neurobiology
  • Project Course: Clinical Trial

Scholarships & funding

Linköping University (LiU) offers a limited number of scholarships to outstanding international students. For some programs and nationalities, it is also possible to apply for a scholarship through the Swedish Institute. There are also other funding opportunities for studies in Sweden.

For more information, please visit the website.

Tuition fees

SEK 440000 - NB: Applies only to students from outside the EU, EEA and Switzerland.


Upon completion of the program with 180 credits, a degree certificate will be awarded after request from the student with the title Degree of Bachelor of Science in Medical Biology (Medicine Kandidatexamen i Medicinsk biologi).

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About this institute

Linköping University 

Linköping University (LiU) was granted university status in 1975 and today has 32,000 students. including 2,000 international students. LiU rank among more than 20,000 universities in the world, both as a young university and in several subject rankings, such as...

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Linköping University

Linköping University
581 83 Linköping

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