Master of Science in Medical Science, Biomedicine

Lund University

Program Description

Master of Science in Medical Science, Biomedicine

Lund University

Programme overview

The programme is given in an internationally leading research environment at the Faculty of Medicine at Lund University. All teachers within the programme are active researchers and all project courses are given in their research laboratories.

You will be trained to perform independent medical research within academic institutions or the life-science industry. You will acquire the tools to be able to work in a global context, through student-centred teaching activities and practical training in an international environment.

The programme offers:

  • High flexibility; you can create your own study plan according to your specific interest
  • State-of-the-art technologies are practised and taught
  • Wide range of elective courses; e.g. neurobiology, tumour biology, infectious or metabolic diseases and/or independent research projects
  • You can study abroad with one of our international partner universities or do an internship within a life-science company
  • You can choose to perform thesis work from five months up to one academic year

Career prospects

The majority of our graduates progress to PhD studies at Lund University or other national and international research institutions. Other graduates work in the life-science industry with tasks involving patents, clinical trials, medical writing or research. Many of our former students are today PI’s (Principal Investigators) within academic research institution or hold leading positions in industry.

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Why Lund University?

Founded in 1666, Lund University is one of northern Europe’s oldest, broadest and finest universities. Ranked among the world's top 100 universities in the QS Ranking 2016/2017, the University is the #1 choice for international students coming to Sweden – one of the world's most innovative, creative and democratic countries.

If you want a truly global classroom experience where you can start your international network, Lund University is a great option to consider. Experience a different way of learning in a country ranked as the second best in the world at providing higher education. Group work and informal teacher-student relationships facilitate an in-depth level of learning.

The University is located in Lund - a charming and compact university city in southern Sweden, only 35 minutes from Copenhagen. The city is famous for its vibrant student life and is home to many world-leading research facilities and international companies.

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Last updated October 17, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
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Sept. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Sept. 2017
Sweden Lund
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