Name of programme SYSTEMS BIOLOGY
Qualification awarded Master in Health Sciences
Field of study Medicine Technologies
Study area Health Sciences
Length of the programme 2 years (4 semesters)
Scope of programme (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Language of instruction English
Location Vilnius, Lithuania
Starting date 1st September
Tuition fee for Non-EU students TBC
Why study Systems Biology?
The Systems Biology master's degree programme aims are to prepare highly qualified biological systems analysts, laboratory specialists and specialists who are able to organise and lead research projects, understand the processes of fundamental biological systems, describe the processes of evolutionary biological systems mathematically, and improve technological solutions and develop new ones to solve systems biology problems.
International, interdisciplinary Systems Biology master's program will prepare systems biology specialists with broad skills, integrating biomedical knowledge with mathematical modelling.
Program is prepared by Faculty of Medicine and Centre of Life Sciences of Vilnius university those own up to date laboratories and gather the best knowledge for omics data analysis. Studies are conducted in English only, attracting foreign researchers/tutors, social partners and potential employers.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA
· Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in study areas such as Informatics, Physical, Life or Health sciences;
· English language proficiency – the level not lower than B2 (following the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), or TOEFL score 75/IELTS score 6.
CV, scientific essay.
Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme or use Bilateral cooperation agreements which gives an opportunity to study at Partner Universities or do internship abroad.
Systems Biology programme’s graduates can find a job position in both public (universities, health care institutions, research institutes) and private (biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies) sectors. The specialists can also be attractive in valleys where science, studies and business are integrated. Students may continue their career in PhD studies as well.