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Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences focuses on understanding molecular-level cellular function and rests at the crossroads of chemical, biological, physical and computational science.
Designed to communicate this unique field of research to a new generation of students, this MSc programme is research-oriented and takes a multidisciplinary approach. You will learn a wide range of state-of-the-art techniques, including advanced methodologies in genetics, cell biology and structural biology. You will acquire extensive knowledge of molecular recognition and regulation, cell signalling, membrane biogenesis and sorting, chemical approaches to biology and genomics/proteomics. The programme offers you considerable freedom to choose a specific field within the biomolecular sciences. A tailor-made programme can be developed to suit your personal interests.
Types of teaching (in year 1): * theory: 30%
* practice: 40%
* self study: 30%
Programme internationalization: * Studying abroad is optional.
* The percentage of foreign students: 5%
* The percentage of foreign teachers: 5%
* The percentage of students abroad: 5%
* The percentage of teachers abroad: 10%
This programme has a workload of 120 ECTS.
Scholarships / Grants:
Utrecht University:The Utrecht Excellence Scholarship offers a number of highly talented prospective, non-Dutch students the opportunity to pursue a degree in a selected number of fields at Utrecht University.For additional information: Website
Nuffic:The Erasmus programme is a component of the European programme 'LifeLong Learning' from the European Commission for mobility of higher education in Europe. An Erasmus scholarship covers a period of 3-12 months. Only students or graduates from educational institutions can take part in the programme.For additional information: Website
Accredited by: NVAO in: The Netherlands