Interests that are a good basis for this study programme
You are likely to enjoy this study programme if you are interested in natural sciences, inquisitive and committed to the subject, rather than just wanting to score credit points.
Entry to the bachelor’s programme in Molecular Biology is selective and you will need to complete the admission process. If no admission examination is held, you will need to provide proof of a qualification in biology (e.g. as part of your secondary school leaving examination, or a supplementary examination).
The admission process takes place only once a year, for enrolment in the winter and summer semesters of the relevant academic year.
Molecular Biology at the University of Graz
During the orientation period you will have the chance to take a preliminary look at all the basic content of the bachelor’s programme, to help you make your own choices. The core subject areas are microbiology and cell biology, molecular biology and genetics, and biochemistry and biotechnology.
Your options in the master’s programme
The master’s programmes in Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Molecular Microbiology build directly on the bachelor’s programme, extending and enhancing your expertise in one of these three fields. At the University of Graz you also have the option of interdisciplinary master’s programmes and joint programmes, allowing further scope for individualised and specialised learning.
Preparation for a wide range of career paths
The bachelor’s programme provides a good grounding in molecular biology which will enable you to work in various fields in the molecular and technical life sciences. Possible areas of employment include the food industry, biotechnology, molecular biological analysis and medical diagnostics, environmental analysis, agricultural and environmental sciences, ecology, private environmental agencies, and research at universities and scientific institutes or in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries.
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You benefit from the facilities and the expertise of teaching staff at both the University of Graz and Graz University of Technology
Practical lab experience
Intensive laboratory exercises ensure you acquire the necessary practical and manual skills
The broad-based content of the bachelor’s programme leads to a wide range of options for subsequent master’s programmes
Full details of admissions procedures and current deadlines are available on our main page.
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