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MSc Experimental and Medical Biosciences

Linköping University
Program overview
4 semesters
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Linköping
272,000 SEK
Fall 2021

Linköping
272,000 SEK
Fall 2022

Linköping
272,000 SEK
Fall 2023

Program description

MSc Experimental and Medical Biosciences

The Experimental and Medical Biosciences master’s program prepares students for a scientific career within the broad field of the life sciences, with particular emphasis on understanding cellular and molecular mechanisms related to health and disease.

The program has been designed to provide students with frontline knowledge in biomedicine and related subjects. It unites theoretical knowledge with practical skills, as is most clearly seen in the individual experimental projects.

The master’s program in Medical Biosciences at LiU received the highest rating in the Swedish Higher Education Authority’s assessment of Sweden’s biomedicine programs, with five of the evaluated learning outcomes being appraised as Very High Quality and the sixth as High Quality - – the best result of all international biomedicine master’s programs in Sweden.

Admission requirements

Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen within a subject area with relevance for biomedical sciences. This could include previous studies at faculties of medicine, technology/natural sciences, odontology or veterinary medicine. A major part of courses included in the Bachelor degree should be in subjects such as biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, genetics, gene technology, microbiology, immunology, physiology, histology, anatomy and pathology.

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


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Program content

Semester 1

  • Advanced Immunology
  • Analytical Techniques in Experimental Biosciences
  • Laboratory Animal Sciences
  • Laboratory Techniques in Experimental Biosciences
  • Tumour Biology
  • The genetics of complex traits
  • Project in Experimental and Medical Biosciences
  • Project in Experimental and Medical Biosciences

Semester 2

  • Cardiovascular Biology
  • Infection Biology - Clinical Perspectives
  • Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
  • Neurobiology
  • Project in Experimental and Medical Biosciences
  • Project in Experimental and Medical Biosciences

Semester 3

  • Advanced Immunology
  • Laboratory Animal Sciences
  • Stem Cells and Applied Regenerative Medicine
  • Tumour Biology
  • Molecular Virology
  • The genetics of complex traits
  • Degree Project

Semester 4

  • Cardiovascular Biology
  • Infection Biology - Clinical Perspectives
  • Molecular and Medical Pharmacology
  • Neurobiology
  • Degree Project

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 272000 - NB: Applies only to students from outside the EU, EEA and Switzerland.

Qualification

Degree of Master of Medical Science (120 credits) in Medical Biology or Degree of Master of Medical Science (60 credits) in Medical Biology.

Career opportunities

The Experimental and Medical Biosciences master's program is designed to prepare students for careers in the pharmaceutical and health care industries. Graduates will be able to work in biomedical research settings, development or production companies, in the public sector or within academia, through PhD programs.

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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
Sweden

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