Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

«Molecular Biology and Biotechnology» program aims at the preparation of high-qualified specialists in the fields of new methods for diagnostics and treatment, drug delivery, nanodevices, and materials with new properties. This program is made for those who want to do world-level science during the master's study.

The program uses an innovational interdisciplinary approach, combining modern information technologies and state-of-art practical methods. The program is based on a synergy of experiments and modeling in cell, molecular- and microbiology, and biochemistry.

The practical part is supported by theoretical courses from the leading scientists who specialize in the fields of molecular biology, oncology, new materials for biomedical applications, marketing of new technologies, etc.

You can perform a research project in one of the research groups or work on your own startup in an industrial laboratory. Depending on your project from the second semester, you choose an individual educational trajectory in one of the following specializations:

Place of Study: Russia, St. Petersburg
Outcome (diploma or credits): Master of Science 
Duration: 2 years (120 credits)
Language: English
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering or related field with excellent/good grades, CV & motivation letter. Upper-intermediate level of English language (B2 according to CEFR)*
Price: 242,000 rubles per year for Russian students; 262,000 rubles per year for international students