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Biology

On the master programme in Biology you continue the study of how living organisms are constructed and how they interact with their environment. You can specialise in the areas of biology that you find most interesting and by doing so create an individual profile.

On the master programme in Biology you continue the study of how living organisms are constructed and how they interact with their environment.

You can specialise in the areas of biology that you find most interesting and by doing so create an individual profile.

Facts

Name: Biology

Type: MSc Programme

Duration: 2 years

European transfer credits: 120 ECTS

Language: English

About the programme

On the master programme you learn how to master the most important scientific techniques, you acquire detailed knowledge of the core subjects, methods, techniques and concepts in biology and you will learn how to work in the field and in a laboratory.

You will be able to specialise in the biological subject you find most interesting. This could be marine biology, microbiology, evolution, physiology or nature and the environment.

The structure of the programme can vary from university to university, but you will be able to specialise on all the programmes; either when writing your thesis or throughout the programme.

Teaching is a mix of theory based lessons or lectures, experimental laboratory work and project work.

Read more about Danish teaching methods on www.studyindenmark.dk.

If you choose to complete the master's degree programme, you will graduate with the academic title of Master of Science (MSc).

Entry Requirements

To be admitted to an MSc programme, you must have a bachelor's degree in a relevant subject.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying your proficiency in English is at a specified level.

Contact the educational institution you wish to apply to for detailed information on entry requirements and required English proficiency levels. Apply directly at the university.

Admission

The application deadline for MSc programmes varies according to the educational institution. Contact the individual institution for further information regarding its application deadline and forms.

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-degree students, unless you are a student from an EU/EEA country, or from Switzerland.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.

Contact the individual institution for more specific information.

Semester Start

An academic year is made up of two semesters, which begin around September 1st and February 1st.

Educational Institutions

You can study Biology in Copenhagen and Aarhus.

University of Copenhagen

At the University of Copenhagen, Biology can be studied as a 2-year MSc programme (120 ECTS).

You also have the possibility of taking single courses or subjects within the programme.

Read more about the Programme at www.ku.dk.

University of Southern Denmark

At the University of Southern Denmark Biology can be studied as 2-year MSc programme (120 ECTS).

You also have the possibility to take single courses or subjects within the programme.

Read more about the programme at www.sdu.dk.

Aarhus University

At Aarhus University, Biology can be studied as a 2-year MSc programme (120 ECTS).

You also have the possibility of taking single courses or subjects within the programme.

Read more about the Programme at www.au.dk.

Danish Qualification framework

The programme is graded at level 7 in the Danish Qualification Framework for Lifelong Learning. The Qualification Framework contains levels 1-8 and defines the expected learning outcome of an education programme. Read more about Qualification Framework for Higher Education.

For Further Information

You can find information on practical issues related to your study visit in Denmark with Danish Agency for International Education, using either of the following links:

www.studyindenmark.dk

www.iu.dk