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Degree thesis in Plant molecular biology

  • Number of credits 60 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

About the course

Project in Plant Molecular Biology 60 ECTS-credits is to be carried out within the subjects of the research departments of Umeå Plant Science Centre.

Application and eligibility

Degree thesis in Plant molecular biology, 60 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Spring Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 15 January 2018


Lectures end during the week of 14 January 2019

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

The three compulsory courses in Master programme Plant- and Forest Biotechnology (Plant Cell- and Molecular Biology 15 ECTS-credits, Plant Growth and Development 15 ECTS-credits, Plant Biotechnology and Molecular Breeding 15 ECTS-credits) or equivalent courses. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English A (IELTS (Academic) with a minimum overall score of 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL PBT (Paper-based Test) with a minimum total score of 530 and a minimum TWE score of 4. TOEFL iBT (Internet-based Test) with a minimum total score of 72 and a minimum score of 17 on the Writing Section). Where the language of instruction is Swedish, applicants must prove proficiency in Swedish to the level required for basic eligibility for higher studies.


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Application deadline was 16 October 2017. Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service is in Swedish. Notification of admission will be sent in mid-November. Contact the department for more information.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

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Contactpersons for the course are:
Laszlo Bako, Course coordinator