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Master Programme in Political Science

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Political Science

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The Master Programme in Political Science offers advanced studies in the discipline's main fields: comparative politics, international relations, political theory and development studies. The programme is designed for those of you who want to deepen your knowledge in theoretical approaches and train your skills in policy analysis and quantitative and qualitative methods. The programme's aim is to prepare you for a career in public service at home or abroad, or to pursue further academic studies.

The programme's broad approach to political science opens for insights and perspectives on the political, economic and social challenges that globalisation has engendered. The subject-courses convey relevant knowledge of contemporary phenomena in politics, public administration, regional integration, political and welfare state economy, and normative problems in contemporary society. The methods of teaching are developed to train your analytical and conceptual abilities, capacity for critical thinking as well as oral and written presentational skills.

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Master Programme in Russian and Eurasian Studies

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Russian and Eurasian Studies

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The multidisciplinary Master Programme in Russian and Eurasian Studies offers a unique opportunity to study Russia and the post-Soviet region while learning Russian through intensive language courses. The programme has an international profile and prepares graduates for a variety of professional careers focused on Russia and Eurasia in the private and public sectors, in Sweden and abroad. This programme is multidisciplilnary, incorporating several academic disciplines, including cultural studies, economics, history, international relations, law, political science and media studies. In parallel with courses based on these subjects, students will take specialised Russian-language courses. This combination makes the programme unique in Scandinavia. Students also have the possibility of an internship in Sweden or abroad, or language study at a European or Russian partner university. The programme leads to a Master of Social Science with Eurasian Studies as the main field of study.

Career: This programme provides you with a highly sought after knowledge and understanding of Russia and the post-Soviet region in combination with proficiency in Russian language. Public agencies, private companies and international organisations have a growing need for area experts with this competence, both nationally and internationally. The programme prepares you for a career as an analyst in the private and public sphere, as well as for an academic career, both in Sweden and abroad.

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Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management - Management Control

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management - Management Control

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All types of organisations are expected to manage their resources effectively. This means that there is a demand for people who have expert knowledge of accounting, auditing, valuations and investments. The Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management at Uppsala University will give you the opportunity to acquire these skills. In addition, you will immerse yourself in one of the specialisations offered within the programme. After completing the Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management you have the opportunity to work as an auditor, controller or financial manager. The programme also provides a good basis for PhD studies.

The Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management is characterised by innovative thinking and progression besides being connected to the research profile at the Department of Business Studies.

The programme has a duration of two academic years, with the opportunity to finish your studies after one year. There are three available specialisations: Financial Accounting Management Control Financial ManagementDuring the first and second semester you will take courses that are compulsory and common to all students in the Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management, as well as courses specific to your chosen specialisation.

The third semester is elective, which means that you can either choose elective courses at Uppsala University, or you can apply for exchange studies abroad among our partner universities around the world. It is also possible to do an internship at a company/organisation. During the fourth and final semester you will write a 30 credit Master's thesis.

The teaching methods vary between courses and can consist of lectures, tutorials and seminars. An important feature of many courses is work in study groups where you get to practice to lead discussions and seminars to a wider audience. All courses are taught in English. The Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management follows a fixed study route, which means that the courses must be taken in the prescribed order.

The programme leads to a Master of Science (120 credits) in Business and Economics, with Business Studies as the main field of study. If you choose to finish your studies after one year with a 15 credit thesis you will receive a Master of Science (60 credits) in Business and Economics, with Business Studies as the main field of study.

The entry requirements (Degree Certificate) must be validated when the semester starts.
 

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Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management - Financial Management

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management - Financial Management

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All types of organisations are expected to manage their resources effectively. This means that there is a demand for people who have expert knowledge of accounting, auditing, valuations and investments. The Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management at Uppsala University will give you the opportunity to acquire these skills. In addition, you will immerse yourself in one of the specialisations offered within the programme. After completing the Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management you have the opportunity to work as an auditor, controller or financial manager. The programme also provides a good basis for PhD studies.

The Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management is characterised by innovative thinking and progression besides being connected to the research profile at the Department of Business Studies.

The programme has a duration of two academic years, with the opportunity to finish your studies after one year. There are three available specialisations: Financial Accounting Management Control Financial ManagementDuring the first and second semester you will take courses that are compulsory and common to all students in the Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management, as well as courses specific to your chosen specialisation.

The third semester is elective, which means that you can either choose elective courses at Uppsala University, or you can apply for exchange studies abroad among our partner universities around the world. It is also possible to do an internship at a company/organisation. During the fourth and final semester you will write a 30 credit Master's thesis.

The teaching methods vary between courses and can consist of lectures, tutorials and seminars. An important feature of many courses is work in study groups where you get to practice to lead discussions and seminars to a wider audience. All courses are taught in English. The Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management follows a fixed study route, which means that the courses must be taken in the prescribed order.

The programme leads to a Master of Science (120 credits) in Business and Economics, with Business Studies as the main field of study. If you choose to finish your studies after one year with a 15 credit thesis you will receive a Master of Science (60 credits) in Business and Economics, with Business Studies as the main field of study.

The entry requirements (Degree Certificate) must be validated when the semester starts.
 

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Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management - Financial Accounting

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management - Financial Accounting

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All types of organisations are expected to manage their resources effectively. This means that there is a demand for people who have expert knowledge of accounting, auditing, valuations and investments. The Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management at Uppsala University will give you the opportunity to acquire these skills. In addition, you will immerse yourself in one of the specialisations offered within the programme. After completing the Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management you have the opportunity to work as an auditor, controller or financial manager. The programme also provides a good basis for PhD studies.

The Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management is characterised by innovative thinking and progression besides being connected to the research profile at the Department of Business Studies.

The programme has a duration of two academic years, with the opportunity to finish your studies after one year. There are three available specialisations: Financial Accounting Management Control Financial ManagementDuring the first and second semester you will take courses that are compulsory and common to all students in the Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management, as well as courses specific to your chosen specialisation.

The third semester is elective, which means that you can either choose elective courses at Uppsala University, or you can apply for exchange studies abroad among our partner universities around the world. It is also possible to do an internship at a company/organisation. During the fourth and final semester you will write a 30 credit Master's thesis.

The teaching methods vary between courses and can consist of lectures, tutorials and seminars. An important feature of many courses is work in study groups where you get to practice to lead discussions and seminars to a wider audience. All courses are taught in English. The Master Programme in Accounting and Financial Management follows a fixed study route, which means that the courses must be taken in the prescribed order.

The programme leads to a Master of Science (120 credits) in Business and Economics, with Business Studies as the main field of study. If you choose to finish your studies after one year with a 15 credit thesis you will receive a Master of Science (60 credits) in Business and Economics, with Business Studies as the main field of study.

The entry requirements (Degree Certificate) must be validated when the semester starts.
 

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Master Programme in Social Sciences - Digital Media and Society

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Social Sciences - Digital Media and Society

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The Master Programme in Social Sciences, specialising in Digital Media and Society, at Uppsala University provides students with an advanced level of knowledge and skills in the empirical research methods, theories and ethical reasoning that are important for analysing and understanding society. As a student in the programme you are supported in developing your methodological skills, theoretical knowledge and critical judgment capacities.
 
Digital Media and Society, an international specialisation within the Master Programme in Social Sciences aims to introduce and develop a critical and reflective perspective on the role of digital media in contemporary societies, focussing on their cultural, economic, political, and organisational dimensions and implications. It offers you advanced tools to understand and analyse how contemporary media are shaping - and being shaped by - the economy, politics, culture and organisations in society (Western as well as non-Western). The programme prepares you to work as media/internet researchers or media analysts. It also offers a solid foundation and preparation for doctoral research in the area of digital media and society.
 
The Master Programme in Social Sciences, specialising in Digital Media and Society, consists of one semester of advanced core courses (30 credits) that focus on the theoretical knowledge and empirical skills required for understanding and analysing digital media and society. One semester (30 credits) is made up of basic social science skills courses that are taught together with the other specialisations in the Master Programme in Social Sciences. Another 30 credits are elective courses that the student chooses from various courses. The Master's thesis (30 credits) is the programme's final stage. The specialisation is taught in English and students are expected to master English for writing, presentation and discussion. The programme is offered in Uppsala. 
 
The Digital Media and Society specialisation leads to a Master degree in Social Science (120 credits) with Media and Communication Studies as the main field of study.

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Master Programme in Information Systems

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Information Systems

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The rapidly increasing digitalisation of society involves major changes for individuals, organisations and society. As a result, there is a need for individuals with expertise in digital practice, i.e., how working methods, behaviors, activities, efficiency, etc., are influenced by digitalisation and digital technologies, as well as how people relate to these. The Master Programme in Information Systems, at Uppsala University, gives you in-depth understanding of the effects and challenges that the increasing digitalisation of society involve. The programme will equip you with the skills and knowledge required for developing new digital practice.
 
The Master Programme in Information Systems provides you with expertise in management and development of digital practices, focusing on systems development based upon organisational requirements. In other words, the programme covers the fundamentals of how work is undertaken in a digital environment. This includes courses on digitalisation and its effects, infrastructure and advanced software engineering methods for creating complex information systems. You will learn how systems and applications interact with individuals and groups in the various activities performed in organisations today. You will be challenged with courses on big data and machine learning. You will master how to develop systems that are based on both clients' and users' needs, and to do so in teams. You will practice adopting scientific approaches to practical problem solving.

Information systems is an exciting and dynamic field and the Master Programme in Information Systems at Uppsala University focuses on the latest developments and research in the IT field. It is set in one of the most digitalised societies in the world today, and is taught by instructors at the very cutting edge of research and practice.

The programme is taught in English and leads to a Master of Social Science (120 credits) with Information Systems as the main field of study. The degree can form the basis of further doctoral research or onto various IT-related positions. After one year of study you may also opt to obtain a one-year Master of Science in Information Systems (60 credits). The entry requirements include possessing a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems (180 credits), Computer Science or equivalent, including at least 90 credits in subjects related to Information Systems.

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Master Programme in Statistics

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Statistics

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We face an increased flow of information every day. As a qualified statistician, you can analyse this data and find out what is important and what to ignore.

The Master Programme in Statistics at Uppsala University provides a solid foundation in statistical theory and a deeper knowledge in areas such as econometrics, psychometrics and biostatistics. This provides very good skills to critically analyse and interpret data from various application areas.

With this degree you are well prepared and in demand for work in both the private and the public sectors. The qualification also provides eligibility for doctoral studies in statistics.

Statistics is both a formal science and a practical approach, and both aspects are taken into account in the programme. The study consists of theory oriented courses such as Probability Theory, Inference and Programming. Also offered alongside these courses are applied courses, such as Multivariate Analysis, Econometric Theory and Methodology, Time Series Econometrics, Structural Equation Models, Generalized Linear Models and courses in the field of Biostatistics. In the fourth semester you will write a Master’s thesis worth 30 credits.

The Master Programme in Statistics is an international programme and is taught in English. The programme is offered in Uppsala.

The Master Programme in Statistics leads to a Master of Social Science (120 credits) with Statistics as the main field of study. After one year of study it is also possible to obtain a Master of Social Science (60 credits).

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Master Programme in Biology - Limnology - Ecology and Environment of Inland Waters

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Biology - Limnology - Ecology and Environment of Inland Waters

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The Master Programme in Biology is a first-class programme where you create your own profile. The broad range of courses in biology and biotechnology makes it possible for you to improve your personal competitiveness in the job market by obtaining the required theoretical subject depth together with practical skills in, for example, communication.

The Master Programme in Biology offers many alternative course combinations, and there are a number of specialisations preparing you for research or professions outside the academy. You can also choose to take courses outside your own specialisation. The specialisations are: Cell and Molecular Biology Ecology and Conservation Environmental Toxicology Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Evolution Biology (MEME) Evolutionary Biology Genetic and Molecular Plant Science Immunology and Microbiology Limnology - Ecology and Environment of Inland Waters NABiS - Nordic Master in Biodiversity and SystematicsThe Master Programme in Biology has a strong international character, and all courses are held in English. The programme leads to a Master of Science (120 credits) with Biology as the main field of study.

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Master Programme in Biology - Evolutionary Biology

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Biology - Evolutionary Biology

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The Master Programme in Biology is a first-class programme where you create your own profile. The broad range of courses in biology and biotechnology makes it possible for you to improve your personal competitiveness in the job market by obtaining the required theoretical subject depth together with practical skills in, for example, communication.

The Master Programme in Biology offers many alternative course combinations, and there are a number of specialisations preparing you for research or professions outside the academy. You can also choose to take courses outside your own specialisation. The specialisations are: Cell and Molecular Biology Ecology and Conservation Environmental Toxicology Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Evolution Biology (MEME) Evolutionary Biology Genetic and Molecular Plant Science Immunology and Microbiology Limnology - Ecology and Environment of Inland Waters NABiS - Nordic Master in Biodiversity and SystematicsThe Master Programme in Biology has a strong international character, and all courses are held in English. The programme leads to a Master of Science (120 credits) with Biology as the main field of study.

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Master Programme in Biology - Ecology and Conservation

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Biology - Ecology and Conservation

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The Master Programme in Biology is a first-class programme where you create your own profile. The broad range of courses in biology and biotechnology makes it possible for you to improve your personal competitiveness in the job market by obtaining the required theoretical subject depth together with practical skills in, for example, communication.

The Master Programme in Biology offers many alternative course combinations, and there are a number of specialisations preparing you for research or professions outside the academy. You can also choose to take courses outside your own specialisation. The specialisations are: Cell and Molecular Biology Ecology and Conservation Environmental Toxicology Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Evolution Biology (MEME) Evolutionary Biology Genetic and Molecular Plant Science Immunology and Microbiology Limnology - Ecology and Environment of Inland Waters NABiS - Nordic Master in Biodiversity and SystematicsThe Master Programme in Biology has a strong international character, and all courses are held in English. The programme leads to a Master of Science (120 credits) with Biology as the main field of study.

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Master Programme in Biology - Cell and Molecular Biology

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Biology - Cell and Molecular Biology

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The Master Programme in Biology is a first-class programme where you create your own profile. The broad range of courses in biology and biotechnology makes it possible for you to improve your personal competitiveness in the job market by obtaining the required theoretical subject depth together with practical skills in, for example, communication.

The Master Programme in Biology offers many alternative course combinations, and there are a number of specialisations preparing you for research or professions outside the academy. You can also choose to take courses outside your own specialisation. The specialisations are: Cell and Molecular Biology Ecology and Conservation Environmental Toxicology Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Evolution Biology (MEME) Evolutionary Biology Genetic and Molecular Plant Science Immunology and Microbiology Limnology - Ecology and Environment of Inland Waters NABiS - Nordic Master in Biodiversity and SystematicsThe Master Programme in Biology has a strong international character, and all courses are held in English. The programme leads to a Master of Science (120 credits) with Biology as the main field of study.

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Master Programme in Biology - NABiS - Nordic Master in Biodiversity and Systematics

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Biology - NABiS - Nordic Master in Biodiversity and Systematics

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The Master Programme in Biology is a first-class programme where you create your own profile. The broad range of courses in biology and biotechnology makes it possible for you to improve your personal competitiveness in the job market by obtaining the required theoretical subject depth together with practical skills in, for example, communication.

The Master Programme in Biology offers many alternative course combinations, and there are a number of specialisations preparing you for research or professions outside the academy. You can also choose to take courses outside your own specialisation. The specialisations are: Cell and Molecular Biology Ecology and Conservation Environmental Toxicology Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Evolution Biology (MEME) Evolutionary Biology Genetic and Molecular Plant Science Immunology and Microbiology Limnology - Ecology and Environment of Inland Waters NABiS - Nordic Master in Biodiversity and SystematicsThe Master Programme in Biology has a strong international character, and all courses are held in English. The programme leads to a Master of Science (120 credits) with Biology as the main field of study.

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Master Programme in Biology - Genetic and Molecular Plant Science

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Biology - Genetic and Molecular Plant Science

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The Master Programme in Biology is a first-class programme where you create your own profile. The broad range of courses in biology and biotechnology makes it possible for you to improve your personal competitiveness in the job market by obtaining the required theoretical subject depth together with practical skills in, for example, communication.

The Master Programme in Biology offers many alternative course combinations, and there are a number of specialisations preparing you for research or professions outside the academy. You can also choose to take courses outside your own specialisation. The specialisations are: Cell and Molecular Biology Ecology and Conservation Environmental Toxicology Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Evolution Biology (MEME) Evolutionary Biology Genetic and Molecular Plant Science Immunology and Microbiology Limnology - Ecology and Environment of Inland Waters NABiS - Nordic Master in Biodiversity and SystematicsThe Master Programme in Biology has a strong international character, and all courses are held in English. The programme leads to a Master of Science (120 credits) with Biology as the main field of study.

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Master Programme in Biology - Environmental Toxicology

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Biology - Environmental Toxicology

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The Master Programme in Biology is a first-class programme where you create your own profile. The broad range of courses in biology and biotechnology makes it possible for you to improve your personal competitiveness in the job market by obtaining the required theoretical subject depth together with practical skills in, for example, communication.

The Master Programme in Biology offers many alternative course combinations, and there are a number of specialisations preparing you for research or professions outside the academy. You can also choose to take courses outside your own specialisation. The specialisations are: Cell and Molecular Biology Ecology and Conservation Environmental Toxicology Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Evolution Biology (MEME) Evolutionary Biology Genetic and Molecular Plant Science Immunology and Microbiology Limnology - Ecology and Environment of Inland Waters NABiS - Nordic Master in Biodiversity and SystematicsThe Master Programme in Biology has a strong international character, and all courses are held in English. The programme leads to a Master of Science (120 credits) with Biology as the main field of study.

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Master Programme in Biology - Immunology and Microbiology

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Biology - Immunology and Microbiology

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The Master Programme in Biology is a first-class programme where you create your own profile. The broad range of courses in biology and biotechnology makes it possible for you to improve your personal competitiveness in the job market by obtaining the required theoretical subject depth together with practical skills in, for example, communication.

The Master Programme in Biology offers many alternative course combinations, and there are a number of specialisations preparing you for research or professions outside the academy. You can also choose to take courses outside your own specialisation. The specialisations are: Cell and Molecular Biology Ecology and Conservation Environmental Toxicology Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Evolution Biology (MEME) Evolutionary Biology Genetic and Molecular Plant Science Immunology and Microbiology Limnology - Ecology and Environment of Inland Waters NABiS - Nordic Master in Biodiversity and SystematicsThe Master Programme in Biology has a strong international character, and all courses are held in English. The programme leads to a Master of Science (120 credits) with Biology as the main field of study.

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Master Programme in Biology - Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Evolutionary Biology

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Biology - Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Evolutionary Biology

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The Master Programme in Biology is a first-class programme where you create your own profile. The broad range of courses in biology and biotechnology makes it possible for you to improve your personal competitiveness in the job market by obtaining the required theoretical subject depth together with practical skills in, for example, communication.

The Master Programme in Biology offers many alternative course combinations, and there are a number of specialisations preparing you for research or professions outside the academy. You can also choose to take courses outside your own specialisation. The specialisations are: Cell and Molecular Biology Ecology and Conservation Environmental Toxicology Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Evolution Biology (MEME) Evolutionary Biology Genetic and Molecular Plant Science Immunology and Microbiology Limnology - Ecology and Environment of Inland Waters NABiS - Nordic Master in Biodiversity and SystematicsThe Master Programme in Biology has a strong international character, and all courses are held in English. The programme leads to a Master of Science (120 credits) with Biology as the main field of study.

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Master Programme in Bioinformatics - Biology Background

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Bioinformatics - Biology Background

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The Master Programme in Bioinformatics is designed for those of you who wish to focus on the exciting interdisciplinary field of bioinformatics, which combines computer sciences, mathematics and biology. Uppsala University possesses exceptional competence in bioinformatics and computer sciences. The tools and knowledge you will acquire as a student in this programme are central elements in many areas of research, such as studying the function of human hereditary characteristics or developing new types of pharmaceuticals.
 
The Master Programme in Bioinformatics will provide you with both theoretical and practical knowledge in molecular biology, data management and programming, as well as bioinformatics applications within these fields.

Through project-based courses, you will learn how to plan, execute and finalise projects. The programme has courses together with the Master Programme in Molecular Biotechnology Engineering, specialising in Bioinformatics. Alumni from the programme have pursued successful careers mainly in academic research.
 
Instruction is composed of lectures, group exercises, laboratory work, seminars and your own project work. Instruction is directly linked to current research, and our teachers are active researchers with substantial specialist knowledge.
 
Through guest lecturers and our close contacts with the biotech industry, you will meet people with experience from bioinformatics development work outside the university.
 
Uppsala University has an excellent international reputation, and a Master's degree in bioinformatics from Uppsala University will provide you with an internationally recognised qualification that opens doors to both academic research and a career in industry, in Sweden and internationally.

Depending on your chosen specialisation in the second year, you may work with research and development in: research laboratories, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, biotech companies and software companies with specialisation in bioinformatics applications.
 
The language of all instruction is English.
 
The programme leads to a Master of Science (120 credits) with Bioinformatics as the main field of study.

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Master Programme in Bioinformatics - Computer Science Background

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Bioinformatics - Computer Science Background

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The Master Programme in Bioinformatics is designed for those of you who wish to focus on the exciting interdisciplinary field of bioinformatics, which combines computer sciences, mathematics and biology. Uppsala University possesses exceptional competence in bioinformatics and computer sciences. The tools and knowledge you will acquire as a student in this programme are central elements in many areas of research, such as studying the function of human hereditary characteristics or developing new types of pharmaceuticals.
 
The Master Programme in Bioinformatics will provide you with both theoretical and practical knowledge in molecular biology, data management and programming, as well as bioinformatics applications within these fields.

Through project-based courses, you will learn how to plan, execute and finalise projects. The programme has courses together with the Master Programme in Molecular Biotechnology Engineering, specialising in Bioinformatics. Alumni from the programme have pursued successful careers mainly in academic research.
 
Instruction is composed of lectures, group exercises, laboratory work, seminars and your own project work. Instruction is directly linked to current research, and our teachers are active researchers with substantial specialist knowledge.
 
Through guest lecturers and our close contacts with the biotech industry, you will meet people with experience from bioinformatics development work outside the university.
 
Uppsala University has an excellent international reputation, and a Master's degree in bioinformatics from Uppsala University will provide you with an internationally recognised qualification that opens doors to both academic research and a career in industry, in Sweden and internationally.

Depending on your chosen specialisation in the second year, you may work with research and development in: research laboratories, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, biotech companies and software companies with specialisation in bioinformatics applications.
 
The language of all instruction is English.
 
The programme leads to a Master of Science (120 credits) with Bioinformatics as the main field of study.

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Master Programme in Computational Science

Programme duration: 2 years (120 ECTS credits)

University: Uppsala University

Programme website: Master Programme in Computational Science

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Computer simulations of complex problems and management of large data sets play a key role in today's scientific studies and engineering design. The Master Programme in Computational Science provides you with the opportunity to broaden and deepen your knowledge of natural science or technology, specialising in computers, programming, computer simulations and mathematical modeling. You will learn to apply computational methods, programs and software, as well as mathematical and statistical models, within your sphere of interest.

Computational science is a multidisciplinary field where issues in areas such as chemistry, biology, physics, finance and geosciences are studied, using advanced computers, programming and software to perform numerical simulations based on mathematical and statistical methods.

The multidisciplinary character of computational science is reflected in the contents of the Master Programme in Computational Science. The courses provide knowledge of: advanced multicore computer systems, cloud computing, data base techniques, software and programming, numerical and statistical computational methods, mathematical and statistical models in for example physics, chemistry, biology, finance or geosciences. The instruction is in English and conducted in close connection with current research.

The programme leads to a Master of Science (120 credits) with Computational Science as the main field of study.

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