Research course (will run subject to approval)

Biomolecular Sciences - Top programme

University of Groningen · University of Groningen
MSc by research

Entry requirements

A Bachelor's degree in one of the following fields (this is an indication):Biology or Life Science & Technology, including a major in Molecular Life Sciences Biology, Biomedical Sciences or equivalent, including a major or minor in Molecular Biology, or courses on General Chemistry, Bioinformatics and Biotechnology Chemistry, including the specialization Biochemistry or Biophysical Chemistry, the major 'Chemistry of Life', or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The Top Programme Biomolecular Sciences is part of the Master's degree programme in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology and will educate you at an advanced level.

The Top Programme in the MSc Molecular Biology & Biotechnology prepares you for conducting top quality research in the field of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. The research you will be engaged in during the programme is closely connected to the Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute (GBB), This research institute has an international reputation within the covering field of synthetic biology.

During this programme you get the chance to contribute on biobased solutions for societal challenges in chemistry, energy, and health. You will acquire top quality research competences and become highly attractive for a research career in the area of Biomolecular Sciences. Your career will either start with a PhD research or at an R&D institution.

One semester of comprehensive courses must be successfully completed in order to receive the special annotation of the Top Programme on the diploma supplement for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. Admission is highly selective.

You can also study Biomolecular Sciences as an Erasmus Mundus programme (CEMACUBE). More information can be found here.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students
€13,600 (non-EU/EEA students)

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Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

full time
24 months

Course contact details

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