www.unimi.it bioscienze.bio Dipartimento Bioscienze

(Class LM-6)


The main goal of the MBC Master degree is to train biologists in advanced biomolecular research, to prepare them for present and future challenges in the field. The specific goal of the MBC programme is to provide in depth and up-to-date knowledge in the following subjects: molecular genome analysis; regulation of gene expression; structure and function of biological macromolecules and their interactions in supramolecular complexes; cellular communication, signal perception and transduction, metabolic regulation, biomolecular engineering and computing. The course will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of biomolecular research. The graduate student will acquire first-hand expertise in state-of-the-art and emerging research technologies/approaches, data acquisition systems and analysis, and will address current world scientific challenges in the research laboratories in the Department of Biosciences.
  • Degree classification - Denomination and code: LM-6 Biology
  • Degree title: Master Degree
  • Course duration: 2 years
  • Credits required for admission: 180
  • Total number of credits required to complete programme: 120
  • Access procedures: open, subject to entry requirements
  • Course code: F9Y

Study Programme: https://apps.unimi.it/files/manifesti/eng_manifesto_F9Yof1_2021.pdf

Available theses: Current thesis positions http://tesi.bioscienze.unimi.it/elenco-tesi.php?sel=4

Information and organisational arrangements for registration

Both Italian and foreign students must submit admission applications by the deadlines indicated in the "student area" of the University web portal (https://www.unimi.it/en/study/bachelor-and-master-study/degree-programme-enrolment/enrolment-masters-programme/open-admission-master-programmes). Those students who have already graduated before the application deadline (28th August 2020) must matriculate by 30th September 2020. Students who will graduate between 28th August and 31st December 2020 must matriculate by the 15th January 2021. The application form must be completed and electronically submitted to the above mentioned address.

The prerequisite to enter the MBC Master’s Degree program is an adequate knowledge of the fundaments of biological disciplines as certified by the possession of the required CFUs as described in paragraph “Pre-requisites for admission”. Knowledge will be verified by: 1) evaluation of the bachelor study program and 2) an interview with the Admission Committee, composed of teaching members appointed by the Departmental Teaching College. The interview will evaluate the expertise of the candidate in topics related to the MBC degree, and will ascertain proficiency in the English language.
The committee will evaluate the candidate on a 100-point scale and award:
  • 25/100 points for the graduation grade;
  • 10/100 points for the curriculum vitae (type of degree, extra elective courses, Erasmus experience, others…)
  • 65/100 for interview performance
The minimum requirement for admission is 60/100 and an adequate English proficiency level (equivalent to B1 level).

For the academic Year 2020-2021, applicant interviews will be held, for those who submit their application by the deadline (see above, “Application Form”), at the Department of Biosciences, Via Celoria 26, room 2A, on the following days:
  • 17th September 2020 at 14.30, for graduated students;
  • 6th November 2020 at 14.30 for students that graduate in September and October;
  • 12th January 2021, at 14.30, for students that graduate in December. Students must bring official proof of their identity (identity card or passport).
Upon graduation, students not from University of Milan, must present certification of their awarded degree to the Student registrar office or email via www.unimi.it/it/studiare/servizi-gli-studenti/segreterie-informastudenti.

Foreign students who are not resident in Italy and who possess a foreign bachelor’s degree title, will be invited to an online interview. Foreign students who reside in Italy are classed as Italian citizens and must undergo the same evaluation. Check for updates on interview dates and times on the website: https://mbc.cdl.unimi.it/


Head of Study Programme Prof. Mirko Baruscotti

Degree Course Coordinator Prof.ssa Luisa Guerrini (luisa.guerrini@unimi.it)

Tutors - Faculty
Academic advisors- Katia Petroni and Saverio Minucci
Erasmus and International Mobility coordinator- Cristina Bonza
Study plan advisor- Monica Beltrame
Internship coordinator- Lucio Conti
Thesis coordinator- Luisa Guerrini
Master's Degree admission advisor- Luisa Guerrini
Credit Recognition advisor- Luisa Guerrini

Degree Course website http://mbc.cdl.unimi.it

MATRICULATION AND ENROLLMENT http://www.unimi.it/en/study/bachelor-and-master-study/degree-programme-enrolment/enrolment-masters-programme
MBC Email: mbc@unimi.it

Student registrar:
Address: via Celoria, 18, 20133 Milan. Tel. Phone: (+39) 199.188.128/ From abroad: (+39) 056676357 For information on taxes, enrollment procedures and related administrative issues.
Contacts and office opening hours see: https://www.unimi.it/en/study/student-services/welcome-desk-infostudenti

Academic services
For information on teaching and course organization
Address: via Celoria, 26, 20133 Milan – 2nd floor, A Building.
Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 10 am - 11:45 am.
Email: cl.biol@unimi.it

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