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Molecules of life15

  • Number of credits 15 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Autumn Term 2023

About the course

The course is a web-based course at 50% of normal pace of work. All exercises including discussions, laboratory sessions, examination and other communications are via the web. For this purpose a course platform is used that mediates teacher-student and student-student communication. We use an individual tutorial approach to meet the individual needs of all our students independently on their level of education. The course is given in English and Swedish.

Application and eligibility

Molecules of life15, 15 credits

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2023 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


28 August 2023


14 January 2024

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of other meetings


Required Knowledge

90 hp in biology, biotechnology, chemistry, medicine or other life sciences. It is also required to have English B / English 6 or equivalent. Swedish is not mandatory because the course is given in English and Swedish.


Aademic credits

Application code



Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2023 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 17 April 2023. How to apply

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.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 44,025

Total fee

SEK 44,025

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