MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, JOINT DEGREE MSC

Banner Molecular Biology
Course Duration / ECTS 4 semesters / 120 ECTS
University degree Master of Science (MSc)
Faculty Faculty of Natural Sciences; JKU & Biophysik Institut Linz
Department Biosciences
Mode Full time
Study ID D 066 865
Admission Requirements Students must hold a Bachelor's degree (or comparable
degree) in an equivalent or related field from an accredited
Austrian or foreign institute of higher education.

What will I learn?

The Joint Degree postgraduate course in Molecular Biology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences at the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg and the Faculty of Engineering & Natural Sciences at the Johannes Kepler University Linz is the first inter-university Master's course in Austria. The course imparts a profound understanding of the chemical, biophysical, molecular, cytological and biotechnological disciplines of life sciences. At the University of Salzburg, the MSc degree course offers lecture courses and seminars analysing complex cellular interactions related with the issues of cellular stress response, ageing and regeneration. In addition, there are seminars on the analysis of proteomes, systems biology, and functional analysis in model systems. Complementarily, the faculty in Linz offers courses dealing with biophysics, biological analysis and biotechnology.

Which career opportunities do I have?

Graduates of the Joint Degree Master's course in Molecular Biology at the Universities of Salzburg and Linz are qualified for the national and international employment market in the fields of molecular biological and biotechnological professional fields in the Academia and economy. Graduates may embark on an academic career at universities or 'Fachhochschulen', do research at pharmaceutical, clinical or medical institutes, or work in the fields of product management and marketing for chemical, pharmaceutical or biotechnological products. Further occupations include the development, quality control and production in pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical enterprises, molecular biology laboratories, biological and environmental analysis, clinical laboratories, health care at public or private institutions, risk assessment and minimization in chemical/pharmaceutical/biotechnological institutions and permission/authorization of pharmaceutical/medical products.

Why Salzburg?

The Master's course in Molecular Biosciences at the University of Salzburg was the first inter-university course in Austria. First and foremost, students benefit from the wide choice of biological and molecular biological subjects they can study at the University of Salzburg (basics in biology, genetics & cellular biology, biochemistry and molecular genetics). In addition, they also get to know a partner university in an early stage of their studies, and study physics & biophysics, organic & analytical chemistry, and molecular biotechnologies at the University of Linz. This inter-university course starting at the University of Salzburg prepares students both professionally and organisationally for the dynamics of modern working life. 

How is the course structured?

Molecular Biology MSc

Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics9 ECTS
Molecular Analysis of Cellular Pathways9 ECTS
Biophysics and Molecular Analytics9 ECTS
Advanced Analysis and Biotechnologies for Biosystems12 ECTS
Practical Training in Molecular Biology Research and Soft Skills21 ECTS
Optional module Advanced Molecular Biology24 ECTS
Master's thesis, Master's seminary and Master's exam30 ECTS
Optional subjects6 ECTS
Total120 ECTS

Contact

Bild
Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Christian Huber Head of the curriculum committee Molecular Biology
  • Hellbrunner Straße 34
  • 5020 Salzburg
Tel:
+43 662 8044-5738
Fax:
+43 662 8044-5751
c.huber@sbg.ac.at
  • News
    During games when there are no fans in local football stadiums, deep acoustic insights into the inner workings of coaches can clearly be heard in TV broadcasts, due to the lack of background noise.Nevertheless, emotional outbursts and arguments among players and coaches have decreased considerably overall, in corona-related “behind closed door matches". Salzburg researchers calculated this using the example of games at FC Red Bull Salzburg. In contrast, more goals were scored across Austria.
    Video recording of the event with a lecture by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Reinhard Klaushofer, Department of Public, International and European Law (from 1h33min).
    Challenges, processes and ambivalences -ÖFEB Social Pedagogy Section Series, Volume 6
    The new edition of the journal for practical philosophy is now online, with its finger on the pulse is also takes into account one topic that is shaping us like no other:the Corona pandemic. It is one of the two main focuses of the issue and its considerable scope not only reflects the importance of this topic, but also the real need to reflect philosophically and ethically on the diverse consequences of this pandemic.
    With the PLUS Talk, a new form of communication was introduced to the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg in 2020. Within the framework of this format members of the rectorate discuss certain key issues with employees of the PLUS, students and public representatives. The discussions take place LIVE and offer participants the opportunity to ask questions on current topics.
    After talks with the ministry and intensive consultation with the deans, the rectorate of the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg has decided that exams should generally only be conducted online at the moment. The following points apply here:
    INTERDISCIPLINARY CONGRESS under the leadership of Reinhard Heinisch, Reinhard Klaushofer, Christoph Kühberger and Margit Reiter
    10 am /Online-Matinee with lecture and discussion „Artes“ series with Robert Brennan and Wolf-Dietrich Löhr.
    As part of the series „MUSIC & MEDICINE“ the cooperation focus group science and culture is organising another online lecture on the 3rd February 2021.
    The Law Academy at the University of Salzburg is offering three online seminars in January 2021 on the topics of an update to competition law (antitrust law and UWG) on Friday, 15 January 2021, an update to company law on Friday, 22 January 2021 and an update to warranty law on Friday, 29th January 2021.
  • Veranstaltungen
  • 28.01.21 Making Art Modern? Views from the Italian Renaissance.
    28.01.21 Kunstgeschichte und Umweltgeschichte im Dialog. Die Darstellung von Wald und Bäumen bei Albrecht Altdorfer und Wolf Huber
    28.01.21 Performing under pressure: Mechanisms and interventions.
    03.02.21 Chorsingen in Zeiten von Corona
  • Alumni Club
  • PRESS
  • University of Salzburg's facebook site University of Salzburg's twitter site University of Salzburg's instagram site University of Salzburg's flickr site University of Salzburg's vimeo site