The Master’s programme focuses on the key research areas of the University of Helsinki, the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences and the Institute of Biotechnology. In Life Sciences, these include:
- Genetics and genomics
- Cellular and developmental biology
- Biotechnology and molecular biology
- Structural biology and biophysics
- Molecular basis of health
Cooperation with other institutions
The Master’s programme in Genetics and Molecular Biosciences is carried out in cooperation among several departments at the University of Helsinki. The main institutions are:
- The Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences (http://www.helsinki.fi/bio/faculty/index.html) and
- The Department of Biosciences (http://www.helsinki.fi/biosciences/).
Instruction is also provided by researchers and teachers in the following:
- Institute of Biotechnology (http://www.biocenter.helsinki.fi/bi/index.html)
- Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (https://www.fimm.fi/en)
- Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry (http://www.helsinki.fi/af-faculty/)
- Integrating Life Sciences Doctoral Programme (http://www.finbionet.fi/ils/)
- Teaching cooperation is also carried out with other Master's and Doctoral programmes at the University of Helsinki (e.g. Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology, Neuroscience, Translational Medicine, Life Science Informatics).
In addition, you will have the possibility to take certain courses at other Finnish universities through the Flexible Study Rights Agreement (JOO).
More information on JOO studies: https://haku.joopas.fi/index_en.html.