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  Microbiology and Microbiotechnology - MSc


University of Helsinki    International Masters Degree Programmes

Full time September MSc 2 years
Biological Sciences (4)

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Unleash the power of microbes with the MSc in Microbiology and Microbiotechnology. Dive into the fascinating world of microbiology and explore why these tiny organisms are crucial to life on Earth. This programme equips you with the knowledge and skills to understand the global impact of microbes, harness their potential in various industries, and delve into the molecular mechanisms that drive microbial functions. From studying research techniques to evaluating environmental impacts, you'll emerge as a master in microbiological and biotechnological research methods. Develop new applications, lead microbiology projects, and disseminate scientific information effectively. Tailor your studies to match your interests and discover groundbreaking insights in biology. With a focus on critical thinking, problem-solving, and leadership, this programme prepares you to make a difference in the world of microbiology and biotechnology. Check the university website for admission details and embark on a transformative academic journey.

About the course

Goal of the pro­gramme

Why are microbes the most important group of organisms on our planet? How is knowledge of microbiology applied in medicine and industry, or in food production? What research techniques are used to study viruses, bacteria and other microbes? These are important questions, and you can find answers to these and many others in the study of Microbiology and microbial biotechnology.

Upon completing your degree, you will:

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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): 18000 €

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Where will I study?

Where is University of Helsinki

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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/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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