M.Sc. in Biomedical Sciences – Faculty of Medicine

General Information

The Teaching Division of Biomedical Sciences offers a wide range of specialization tracks, combining research and studies in medical and life sciences with emphasis on understanding the functioning of the human body in situations of health and disease. Graduate studies include Master’s (M.Sc.) and Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees on a regular or direct track. The program prepares its graduates for teaching and research positions in academic institutions, and research and work in knowledge-intensive industries, hospitals, and healthcare systems.

Quick Facts

Duration: 2 Years
Tuition Fee: Hebrew University offers full tuition scholarships to MSc students in research tracks in Natural and Exact Sciences.
Starting in: October
Location: Jerusalem, Israel

Program Highlights

The Graduate program in Biomedical Sciences includes 5 sub-teaching tracks: Biochemistry, Metabolism, and Endocrinology; Cellular Biology, Immunology, and Cancer Research; Human Genetics (and Human genetics – genetic counseling); Microbiology and Neurobiology.A Course towards an M.Sc degree is offered in this program. The course includes academic courses (28 credits) + lab research concluded by a written thesis.Also offered under Bio Medical Sciences are PhD & Direct PhD courses (upon completing Masters courses and obtaining a certain level of grades and passing examination- see separate link).Also offered under the program are MD/M.Sc. and MD/Ph.D. degrees (for Israeli MD students only).For more information regarding the specific programs, contact the student’s secretariat.

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Admission & Requirement

For M.Sc degree- An undergraduate GPA of 80 and above from a relevant field (Natural Sciences, Bio-Medicine, etc.)


    • Human Genetics – An undergraduate GPA of 82 and above from a relevant field
    • Genetic Counselling – An undergraduate GPA of 85 and above from a relevant field
    • Young Researchers- An undergraduate GPA of 90 and above from a relevant field

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Location - Jerusalem

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Hebrew University faculty and alumni have won eight Nobel Prizes, one Fields Medal and 14 Wolf Prizes, among others