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MSc in Biotechnology

University of Pécs
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Pécs
English
Fall

Program description

MSc in Biotechnology

The curriculum is practice-oriented and provides the necessary skills for graduates to start work immediately after graduation in the biotech or pharma industries or to enroll in a PhD programme. The programme provides opportunities for students to become involved in research activities in various departments of the Faculties of Medicine and Science or to prepare diploma work in biotechnology-based SMEs (Small or Medium Enterprises) or in the pharmaceutical industry. The University is a member of the European Biotechnology Network, an association which actively supports the program.

Admission requirements

  • Candidates should possess a BSc with strong background in biology related subjects.
  • Candidates should also have a B2 level knowledge in English (TOFEL/IELTS, etc).
  • Admission will be given on basis of marks obtained in the Entry exam interview.

For more information about admission requirements for this program, please visit the website.


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Program content

Modules include:

  • Genetics
  • Capillary Electrophoresis in Laboratory Diagnostics
  • Epigenetics - Non-Genetic Inheritance and Its Medical Aspects
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Basis of Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Signal Transduction
  • Urinary Steroid Profiles
  • Biotechnological Methods in Forensic Medicine
  • Enzime Biotechnology
  • Molecular and Functional Genetics, Genomics
  • Molecular Developmental Biology and Transdifferentiation
  • Biotechnology from a Business Perspective

Scholarships & funding

Scholarship options are available. For more information, please visit the website.

Career opportunities

The use of biotechnology in medicine is becoming ever more widespread under continuous pressure from clinical needs. The development of sophisticated diagnostic methods, effective drug design and personalized therapies all require biotechnology.

Our programme has two practice-based tracks:

-          medical biotechnologyand

-          pharmaceutical biotechnology.

Both tracks will equip graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in basic research, as well as the clinical and pharmaceutical applications of biotechnology.

The programme aims to deliver general knowledge in economics, management and business law. Although the course will cover mainly European Union practices, it will also discuss relevant issues specific for the USA, China and India.

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About this institute

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University of Pécs

The University of Pécs opened its doors in 1367, making it the first and oldest institution of its kind in Hungary. With longer and shorter interruptions, UP has been shaping the young academic society for over six-an-a-half centuries, not just...


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Why study at University of Pécs

If you choose the University of Pécs, you will study at the oldest university in Hungary - founded in 1367 - having exceptionally wide-ranging experience and long-standing traditions in higher education. Besides being the oldest university in the country, the highly qualified academic staff is a guarantee that students are provided with the most up-to-date knowledge to the highest, internationally recognized standards and so earn a degree, which is highly competitive in today’s labour market.

Choose from our professionally relevant and high-quality programs for a tuition fee that represents great value for money, be awarded a valuable EU degree, and enjoy low living expenses, while getting a Central European experience!

Contact info

University of Pécs

Vasvári Pál str. 4.
H-7622 Pécs
Hungary

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international.pte.hu

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