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Molecules of life15

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Autumn Term 2017

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 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2017 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 28 August 2017


Lectures end during the week of 8 January 2018

Study location



English (upon request)

Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Online learning (web-based)

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of on campus meetings

No on campus meetings.

Required Knowledge

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


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Application code



Application deadline was 18 April 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-July. 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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