|Degree:||Master of Science (MSc)|
|University website:||Molecular Microbiology, Microbial Ecology and Immunobiology|
The English-language master's programme in Molecular Microbiology, Microbial Ecology and Immunobiology aims at equipping students with profound knowledge, experimental skills and academic competences in the fields of molecular microbiology, microbial ecology and immunobiology.
The degree programme consists of the following modules: Biochemistry, Molecular Structural Biology, Molecular Cell Biology, Molecular Medicine, Neurosciences, Molecular Biology, and Additional Scientific Skills for Biologists. In addition, students have to write a master's thesis and pass a master’s examination.
Graduates can pursue a career in the following occupational fields:
academic career in private and public higher education and research institutions (in the fields of chemistry, biology, or medicine with a focus on biochemistry)
research activities and career in a clinical setting (e.g. genetic medicine, medical and biological fields of basic research, clinical research, as well as therapy design)
chemical and pharmaceutical laboratories and biotechnology (from start-ups to large-scale industry)
public administration in the fields of chemistry, environment and medicine (e.g. risk assessment, genetic engineering and infection biology)
product development (development of therapeutics and diagnostics), production and quality control in the chemical and pharmacological industry
product management for chemical, biomedical and pharmaceutical companies
high resolution molecular biological and chemical analysis, clinical and environmental diagnostics (industry, clinics, private companies)
patent sector (national/international organisations and companies).