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Masters' Degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics

Course description         Announcement

The Master' degree programme includes:

  • An examination into recent advances in genomics and proteomics, in both human and animal organisms.
  • Studies into biomolecular structures and how they are realted to function.
  • An investigation into the genetic manipulation of cells (human, animal, bacterial) and plant seeds.
  • A study of the technologies used in the deployment of animals, plants and microorganisms as factories for the production of biologically active molecules.

As part of the degree assessment, students will be asked to write a dissertation displaying the results of a scientific investigation they have completed during the course of the 2 year programme. In order to assist students with this assignment, a member of the faculty will be assigned to them to oversee thier investigations. The students' projects will form part of the work carried out by the universities' research teams. 

Job Opportunities

Upon completion of the course, graduates of the Masters' degree will be presented with a wide range of job opportunites. These include: employment within the health sector, in biotechnology, in agrobusiness, in communication-media and in teaching. Moreover, continued studies leading towards a Phd qualification will generate employment opportunities in the academic and research spheres.   

Contact Information
Coordinator: Professor Elena Giulotto
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