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Master degree thesis work in plant molecular biology

  • Number of credits 30 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

About the course

The course is conducted as an independent research project or study within or outside the university. During the course, students will apply their knowledge and skills to solve plant molecular biology problems.

Application and eligibility

Master degree thesis work in plant molecular biology, 30 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 28 May 2018

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Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

Three of the four compulsory courses of the Master program in Plant- and forest biotechnology (Plant cell and molecular biology, 15 hp, Plant growth and development 15 hp, Plant biotechnology and molecular breeding 15 hp, Biology and biotechnology in forest production systems, 15.0 hp) or equivalent courses completed elsewhere. Proficiency in English (En A or equivalent) is required.


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