Specialisations - MSc in Biology – University of Copenhagen

Biology > Programme Structure > Specialisations


You can choose between the 5 specialisations listed below:

Molecular Biology and Genetics

You will learn about the genetic and epigenetic basis for cell functioning, regulation and differentiation, including immune systems and genetically modified organisms.

Read about molecular biology and genetics

Cell Biology and Physiology

You will specialize in an understanding of biology at the cellular level and integrate this understanding with research of physiological responses in humans and other fauna.

Read about cell biology and physiology


You will focus on bacteria and fungi, molecular biology and environmental adaptability, and learn how bacteria and microfungi can be biotechnologically exploited.

Read about microbiology


You will work with ecological and evolutionary processes and their importance for organisms, effects of climate change, interactions between living organisms, conservation and animal behaviour.

Read about ecology

Marine Biology

You will learn about structure and function of marine ecosystems, energy balances and turnover of organic and inorganic matter, biodiversity and marine organisms ecology, physiology, interactions and adaptation to the marine environment.

Read about Marine biology