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MSc Life Sciences

Apply life science technologies and help improve the quality of people’s lives and the environment.

Key data

Degree
Master of Science in Life Sciences
Study mode
Double Degree optional
ECTS points
90 / 120 (double degree)
Studying mode
Full-time and part-time
School days
Monday to Friday
Teaching language
English
Place
Muttenz (Basel-Land)
Stay abroad
optional
Application fee
CHF 200

 

The deadline for applications for the autumn semester is 30 April of the relevant year and 30 November for the spring semester.

The MSc of Life Sciences offers an attractive study programme with a focus on application-oriented research and development. The FHNW School of Life Sciences is located in the Basel Area, one of the global centres of the life science industry and offering ample job opportunities.
The study programme combines modules during two semesters with practical experience in an eight months long Master’s thesis. The theses are often carried out with at the site of an external partner. To prepare optimally for a professional career, the offered modules also cover management and digitalization skills. Students can choose modules from a wide offer fitting their specific needs and interests.
Within the MSc of Life Science we offer nine specialisations each preparing optimally for demanding position in industry or academia.

The international Master of Science in Life Sciences is conducted in collaboration with other Swiss Universities of Applied Sciences: Berner Fachhochschule BFH, Haute Ecole Specialisee de la Suisse Occidentale HES-SO and Zürcher Hochschule fur angewandte Wissenschaften ZHAW.

Specialisations

The MSc in Life Sciences is offered in nine specialisations. The information provided above is common to all specialisations. Below you find detailed information on the respective specialisation in particular the Career Opportunities and the Curriculum.

Analytical Chemistry

Become an expert in Analytical Chemistry

to Analytical Chemistry

Applied Cell Biology

Become an expert in Applied Cell Biology

to Applied Cell Biology

Bioanalytics

Become an expert in Bioanalytics

to Bioanalytics

Biomedical Engineering

Become an expert in Biomedical Engineering

to Biomedical Engineering

Biotechnology

Become an expert in Biotechnology

to Biotechnology

Chemical Engineering

Become an expert in Chemical Engineering

to Chemical Engineering

Environmental Technologies

Become an expert in Environmental Technologies

to Environmental Technologies

Organic and Supramolecular Chemistry

Become an expert in Organic and Supramolecular Chemistry

to Organic and Supramolecular Chemistry

Pharmatechnology

Become an expert in Pharmatechnology

to Pharmatechnology

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March 21 2023, 17:00 - 20:00, FHNW Campus Muttenz

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FHNW School of Life Sciences

FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland School of Life Sciences Hofackerstrasse 30 CH - 4132 Muttenz
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