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Master's Degree Programme Biochemistry and Molecular Biomedicine

The interdisciplinary master's degree programme in Biochemistry and Molecular Biomedicine includes aspects of biology, chemistry and medicine. During the course of your studies, you will deepen your knowledge in the future-oriented, specialised fields of medical biochemistry and metabolic physiology, molecular biology, cell biology, structural biology and biophysics. You will work on current research projects and carry out biochemical and molecular biological experiments and analyses in modern laboratory spaces.

Content

  • You acquire fundamental knowledge in the fields of medical biochemistry and metabolic physiology, molecular biology, cell biology, structural biology, bioinformatics and biophysics.
  • You will learn to apply the working and analytical techniques used in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, structural biology and biophysics.
  • You carry out experiments at the cutting edge of science and technology.
  • You evaluate the results of experiments, identify problems and develop proposals for solutions.
  • You learn to critically analyse scientific data, interpret them responsibly and with integrity, and present them clearly.
  • You use modern information technologies.
  • You work in teams and present the results of projects or scientific work.

Compulsory and Elective Modules

You will gain basic knowledge in the specialised areas in compulsory modules. In addition, you can choose individual key areas in elective modules.

Compulsory modules:

  • Cells and metabolism
  • Structural Biology, Biophysics and Bioinformatics
  • Analytics in Biochemistry and Biomedicine
  • Research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biomedical Sciences

Elective modules:

  • Cells and metabolism
  • Structural Biology, Biophysics and Enzymology
  • Analytics in Biochemistry and Biomedicine
  • General elective module

More detailed information about the contents can be found in the Curriculum (in German).

Source: Grumet - BioTechMed
  • Duration of study: 4 semesters
  • ECTS credit points: 120
  • Academic degree: Master of Science (MSc)
  • Language of instruction: German
    Some courses in English.
  • Admission requirements: The admission of graduates of the NAWI Graz bachelor’s degree programme Molecular Biology is granted without further stipulations. Other preliminary studies, for which admission without stipulations is possible, can be found in the curriculum. Graduates of other bachelor's degree programmes should apply in the Registration Office.

Curriculum (in German)

Semester plan

Career Options

Graduates can work in a wide range of interesting positions in the fields of biochemistry, medicine, molecular diagnostics and pharmacy.

You work in international basic research and applied research in academia and industry. You work on developing integrated solutions, e.g.

  • in pharmaceutical research and production,
  • in biochemical research in the medical fields,
  • at universities and other non-academic research institutions and
  • public organisations.

Admission Deadlines

Winter semester 2018/19:

8 July to 30 November 2019

Summer semester 2020:

7 January to 30 April 2020


Further informationen on registration and admission

International degree programme applicants: admission and application deadlines

Information and Advice for Prospective Students