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Dresden University of Technology


Physics of Life

Subjects: Physics of Life,Physics,Physics of Life,Science

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
363 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The course offers a comprehensive education in molecular, cellular, and tissue-specific biophysics. It emphasizes experimental, theoretical, and nanotechnological approaches. Spanning three semesters, the program begins with compulsory courses in the first and second semesters. These include biological physics, physical chemistry, experimental methods, statistical principles, biochemistry, molecular biology, nanobiotechnology, molecular and cellular biophysics, and molecular nanostructures and nanomachines, both in theory and practice. Students also learn modern measurement and analysis methods, along with theoretical techniques. Starting in the second semester, students can specialize in one of three areas: experimental biological physics, theoretical biological physics, or nanobiotechnology. Each specialization offers a variety of compulsory elective courses, allowing students to tailor their education to their interests.

Program Information

Study Location Dresden
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 363 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

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Cambridge (CAE) No information

TOEFL IBT (at least 92), IELTS (at least 6.5) or comparable language certificates.

Qualification Requirements

A university degree that qualifies the applicant for a specific profession, or a degree from a state or state-recognized vocational academy in a natural science field (preferably physics, biophysics or quantitative biology), an engineering field (preferably nanotechnology), or a subject area with comparable content, in particular with regard to advanced mathematics • Proficiency in English at B2+ level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Language • Proof of proficiency in an aptitude assessment procedure

Document Requirements

• Registration for the aptitude assessment procedure online via the degree program’s web page • Copy of the first university degree qualifying the applicant for a specific profession (in German or English) and a certified translation thereof (in German or English), if necessary • Other study achievements and examined assessments (in German and English) in the following areas, if available: foundations in classical physics with mechanics, electrodynamics, optics and thermodynamics, and in quantum theory, advanced mathematics, as well as foundations in chemistry and biology • Proof of sufficient proficiency in English via relevant language or academic certificates. This can take the form of: a) A certificate of general or subject-specific university entrance qualification with an advanced course completed in English, b) A certificate of university entrance qualification completed exclusively in English, c) A diploma from a university degree completed exclusively in English, or d) English certificates such as TOEFL IBT (at least 92), IELTS (at least 6.5) or comparable language certificates. • Two letters of recommendation, preferably from university lecturers (in German or English) • Copies of additional qualifications, e.g. extracurricular achievements and activities, professional practice etc., which can provide proof of aptitude

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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