Details of programme

Why study Molecular and Technical Medicine?

  • Molecular medicine is the future of medicine – and the medicine of the future
  • Interdisciplinary degree programme
  • Comprehensive cooperation agreements with hospitals and companies
  • Excellent facilities
  • International focus in teaching and research
  • Small groups and individualized support
  • Excellent career prospects
  • Prestigious university

Programme content and structure

The Molecular and Technical Medicine programme utilises new insights and methods in molecular biology for medical purposes. New methods and technologies can now decode genomes, determine the genes associated with diseases, and last but not least, help develop individual treatment plans and medication tailored to each patient.

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes - subject knowledge and skills

  • Fundamentals of natural sciences, mainly mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology
  • Fundamentals of medical subjects, in order to recognize and understand interdisciplinary relationships
  • Ability to understand and implement molecular biological and molecular medical interrelationships
  • Ability to understand and apply methods and techniques of molecular and technical medicine
  • Awareness of fundamentals of ethical, business and health-related legal questions and ability to formulate basic solutions

Learning outcomes - transferable skills

  • Team-oriented and interdisciplinary working methods, for example examining the interrelationship of technical and business issues and the natural sciences
  • Problem-solving skills and ability to apply scientific methods
  • English proficiency of Level 6 or higher (see HFU Language Center levels) or another foreign language
  • Collection, analysis, documentation and presentation of scientific results

Learning outcomes - employability skills

  • Employment in hospitals and medical service centres (labs, quality management, hygiene management, operating theatre and patient logistics, imaging processes)
  • Collaboration in planning and execution of clinical studies
  • Research and development in academic and industrial environments
  • Employment in local authorities with a focus on safety, environment and hygiene/health