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MSc in Biotechnology

University of Pécs
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
English

Start dates
Pécs
September 2023

Pécs
September 2024

Pécs
September 2025

About this program

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.

Tuition

Tuition fee: EUR 5,500 per semester

Career paths

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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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-and-a-half centuries, not just...


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Why study at University of Pécs

If you choose the University of Pécs, you will:

  • experience a high quality of education.
  • study at the oldest university in Hungary - founded in 1367 - having exceptionally wide-ranging experience and long-standing traditions in higher education.
  • be awarded a valuable EU degree.
  • choose from our professionally relevant and high quality programs for a tuition fee that represents great value for money.
  • study in a multicultural environment.
  • enjoy low living expenses.
  • experience vibrant student life day and night in this true University City, full of bars, restaurants and cafés.
  • study at one of the largest higher education institutions in Hungary together with 20,000 other students.
  • live in a uniquely beautiful place -Pécs was awarded the prestigious title “European Capital of Culture” in 2010.
  • walk among the historical buildings in the city of Pécs, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage.
  • study in a very safe and friendly city located in one of the safest countries in Europe.
  • get a Central European experience and discover further European countries easily during your studies at UP.

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University of Pécs

Vasvári Pál str. 4.
H-7622 Pécs
Hungary

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