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Julius Maximilians University Wurzburg



Subjects: Biochemistry,Biology,Chemistry

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
156 EUR

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

Course description

Biochemistry explores the molecular foundation of life processes, focusing on their systematic and quantitative analysis. It delves into the composition of basic biological building blocks and examines their impact on metabolism. Additionally, it investigates the types of molecular machines involved in cell and tissue interaction and communication. To grasp these intricate cellular and molecular relationships, a solid understanding of chemistry, biology, physics, and medicine is crucial. The new study program aims to bridge these disciplines, equipping students for the growing and promising field of molecular life sciences. This course offers a comprehensive curriculum that integrates the classic subjects of chemistry, biology, physics, and medicine. By doing so, it prepares students to excel in the expanding realm of molecular life sciences, ensuring they are well-versed in the essential concepts and ready to tackle the challenges of this dynamic field.

Program Information

Study Location Würzburg
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 156 EUR
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Proof of sufficient English language skills (at least level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, CEFR), is mandatory, verified by a relevant language certificate.

Qualification Requirements

Applicants need to have a documented background in biochemistry and/or molecular biology. During their Bachelor studies they must have acquired the following number of credits either in area A or in area B: Area A 35 ECTS: Fundamental competences in bioanalytics, biochemistry, molecular biology & structural biology 10 ECTS: Documented knowledge of any combination of the following topics: cell biology, pathobiochemistry, toxicology, molecular tumor biology, virology, immunology, neurobiology, human genetics, microbiology, bioinformatics, biophysics 55 ECTS: Documented knowledge of inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry Area B 20 ECTS: Fundamental competences in biochemistry and molecular biology 20 ECTS: Documented knowledge of any combination of the following topics: animal physiology, anatomy or histology, toxicology, pathology 25 ECTS: Documented knowledge of any combination of the following topics: genetics, cell biology, developmental biology, microbiology (If necessary, your credits will be converted to the ECTS system) In addition, applicants need to have completed their BSc studies with a grade average of 2.5 or better according to the German system (non-German grades will be appropriately converted). Applicants who have not completed their BSc studies at the time of application can be provisionally admitted if, at the time of application, they have acquired the minimal number of credits listed above and they have acquired a total of 145 ECTS. Such candidates must hand in their BSc certificate (demonstrating a final grade of 2.5 or better) by the end of the re-immatriculation period during the 1st semester at the latest (end of January / beginnging of February), in order to remain enrolled in this MSc program.

Document Requirements

Curriculum vitae current Transcript of Records of the Bachelor degree * Bachelor degree certificate (if BSc degree is already completed) * Grading scale Bachelor with maximum grade (= best grade possible) and minimum final grade required to be awarded the degree (not for passing individual courses!) * Language certificate English level B2 Secondary school leaving certificate including subjects and grades (e.g. Abitur, High School Diploma, A-Levels, or equivalent) * Motivation letter

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