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Genetics and Molecular Biosciences - MSc


University of Helsinki    International Master's Degree Programmes

Full time September MSc 2 years

About the course

Goal of the pro­gramme

How do genes regulate the development and functioning of cells, tissues and organisms? How do molecules, cells and tissues function and communicate with each other, and how are their functions studied? These are the key issues for understanding molecular and cellular mechanisms, whose disruption can contribute to the onset and progression of various diseases. Researchers in the fields of genetics, genomics, cellular and developmental biology, biochemistry, structural biology, and biosciences of health are searching for the answers to these questions.

Upon completing the Master’s Programme in Genetics and Molecular Biosciences:

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Entry Requirements

See course description on university website for further admission details.


Fees

Tuition fee per year (non-EU/EEA students): 15000 €

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Scholarships

Scholarships are intended for excellent students from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland who want to complete a Master's programme at the University of Helsinki.

Each degree programme may award scholarships covering either 50% or 100 % of the tuition fee.

Tuition fees range from 13 000 to 18 000 euros.

Duration of the scholarship is two years. For all scholarships, students are required to study full time (earn at least 55 ECTS per year) to fulfil the requirements of the scholarship. After the first study year, the progress of your studies will be checked and, depending on your progress, the scholarship will be continued.

Value of Scholarship(s)

6500 euro - 18000 euro

Eligibility

All candidates must meet the following requirements:

- You are eligible for the Master’s programme at the University of Helsinki.
- You are liable for tuition fees: Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries who do not have permanent residence status in the EU/EEA area are liable for tuition fees.
- You meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for Finland.
- You have obtained excellent results in your previous studies and can prove this in your application.

Application Procedure

How to apply for a scholarship

Find the Master's programme you want to apply to on https://www.helsinki.fi/en/admissions/degree-programmes/atmospheric-sciences-masters-programme
See the instructions on how to apply to the Master’s programme and prepare the necessary attachments.
Apply for a scholarship with the same application form used to apply to the Master's programme.
Submit all scholarship-related documents together with the other enclosed documents of your application to the Master's Programme.
Selection process

Scholarships are granted based on academic merit.

The Master's programme conducts an academic assessment of your degree application and your scholarship application.
The Master's programme makes a proposal to the Scholarship Committee concerning the scholarship application.
The Scholarship Committee makes the final decision on the scholarship.
If you are awarded a scholarship, you will receive an official acceptance letter with the information about your scholarship status.


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