Research focus

Research focus

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:

Instruction is also provided by researchers and teachers in the following:

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: