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Master's Programme in Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology

Master's Programme in Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology
Study at the University of Helsinki and gain the skills to develop new innovations in food or drug industry or other biotechnological applications.
Study at the University of Helsinki and gain the skills to develop new innovations in food or drug industry or other biotechnological applications.
Next application period starts 01 December 2020
Scope of studies and length
120 ECTS credits, 2 years
Degree level
Master
Application period
Next application period starts 01 December 2020
Language
Finnish, Swedish, English
Tuition fee per year (only non-EU/EEA citizens)
18 000€
Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.

Why are microbes the most important group of organisms on our planet?

How to avoid microbial spoilage of foods? How is knowledge of microbiology applied in medicine and industry, or in food production? What research techniques are used to study viruses, bacteria and other microbes?

In the Master's Programme in Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology (MMB), you find answers to these and many other important questions. You learn about the global significance of microbes as processors of life and the environment. You will gain the potential and the tools for the development of new innovations in food or drug industry or in other biotechnological applications.

Find out more about the programme structure, content and courses from the link below.

How to apply

The quick guide gives you a general overview of the application process and how to apply. Make sure that you meet the admission requirements, prepare your documents in advance and apply when applications are open.

Please note that there is only one intake per academic year. You must submit your application online at the Finnish national application portal Studyinfo. The online application form is open only during the application period. Also the admission requirements for the programme can be found in Studyinfo.

Admission Services

If you have any questions about the admissions process at the University of Helsinki, please contact the Admission Services for guidance and support.