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Molecular Biology and Communication Studies

Master (2 years) of Molecular Biology and Communication Studies, 120 ECTS
Agriculture and environment Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts

Institution Roskilde University (RUC)
Campus Roskilde
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7575 EUR

Would you like to work with the communication of molecular biology?

At the master’s programme Molecular Biology + Communication Studies you will study cell biology and physiology, molecular genetics, biochemistry, genetic and protein engineering and bio-informatics. You will become familiar with theories, methods and practical knowledge of the planning and organisation of communications material and communications and information processes for selected audiences and between different actors. You will acquire an insight into conditions and contexts for strategic communications in and from institutions, companies and organizations.

The programme will qualify you to analyse, formulate and discuss problems in molecular biology and present testable hypotheses based on scientific evidence. You will acquire skills in selecting, implementing and evaluating experimental studies or simulations in molecular biology. You will learn to plan, prepare and evaluate strategic communication in an academic context, as both products and processes, and to assess the relevance of any communication efforts in relation to the intended goals.

Career Opportunities 

The programme offers you a wide range of job opportunities in:
  • Public or private research and control laboratories
  • The health sector and in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry or consultancies within a biotech field
This degree qualifies you for a PhD-study.

Facts about the programme

Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Molecular Biology and Communication Studies.
Language of tuition: The programme is international and the language of tuition is English.


Get an overview of the admission requirements that you must fulfil in order to be considered for admission as a master's student:
At RUC, you can also enrol as a guest student or as an exchange student:


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 

For Further Information

How to contact RUC

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System

Application date
Sep 01
Start date
Feb 01


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