Masters Programs in Biochemistry

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Biochemistry

A Masters Degree program in Biochemistry is suitable for students who have attained an undergraduate degree in either chemistry or biology with sound biochemical knowledge. The main topics covered include the molecular structure, functions of various enzymes and a detailed study of essential biochemical processes.

Masters degree students in Biochemistry examine the structure, function and biological processes of different molecules and macromolecules in complex biological systems. Some universities curriculum integrates either molecular biology or molecular genetics. Research topics are wide and include the biochemical basis of human diseases, protein structure and conformation, non-invasive diagnostics, biochemical pathway regulation and drug development. Graduates are able to synthesize this knowledge and apply it in a multitude of laboratory applications.

Master in Biochemistry programs require a bachelor's degree in a related field and sometimes work experience. A masters degree in Biochemistry is intended for undergraduate degree students who are looking to advance a career, strengthen a biochemical background or prepare for a doctorate program. The masters program prepares students to work in either teaching or research positions, in both public and private sectors dealing with the chemical and biological sciences. Specific careers in this field include: research technicians, clinical laboratory technologists, biology teacher in high school or community college, and clinical research coordinator and associate.

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Master of Molecular Life Sciences

HAN University of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 24 - 30 months September 2017 Netherlands Nijmegen + 1 more

The Masters courses at HAN University of Applied Sciences are internationally renowned for their seamless integration with professional practice. HAN’s Masters course in Molecular Life Sciences is unique in that it focuses on applied research and product [+]

Masters in Biochemistry. For EU students Translating research into products The Masters courses at HAN University of Applied Sciences are internationally renowned for their seamless integration with professional practice. HAN’s Masters course in Molecular Life Sciences is unique in that it focuses on applied research and product development, and because it integrates scientific and project management skills. In this way the course meets the needs of the actual work field. During your studies you gain extensive knowledge in the field and learn how to apply fundamental research to biotechnical product development such as vaccines, drugs, diagnostic tests biofuels and enzymes. Professional opportunities The biotech industry, pharmaceutical companies, hospitals and research institutions are constantly in need of competent, goal-oriented and interdisciplinary professionals. Graduates of this Masters course are able to independently plan and execute short to medium-length projects. You will be employable in positions such as junior project leader and lab manager. Another option for you as a Masters graduate is to continue your academic career with a PhD project, preferably in applied research. Two-year course taught in English The Masters course in Molecular Life Sciences is taught entirely in English. You can combine your work with study by taking this part-time two-year course. Master in Molecular Life Sciences Upon successful completion of the course, you will attain the title 'Master of Science'. Admission requirements You will be admitted to the course if you meet the following criteria: - You have a Bachelor of Applied Sciences, Bachelor of Science or a Masters degree in molecular life sciences, biochemistry, biotechnology, molecular biology or a related field. - You have at least one year of practical experience in a molecular, cell biology or biochemistry laboratory setting. - Your knowledge and skills will be verified by a written test on molecular and cell biology and a telephone interview. Alternatively: - You are an international applicant with a different diploma (e.g. a technician's qualification from Germany). In this case, your qualifications will need to be evaluated as equivalent to a Bachelor of Applied Sciences in the HAN admission assessment. - In such cases, a minimum of three years’ work experience is advised before applying. High level of English To be eligible for enrolment you must be proficient in English, with the following minimum scores: TOEFL score 550 / IELTS score 6.0 / Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) or Proficiency in English (CPE). Applicants enrolling via an admission assessment can demonstrate their language skills during the assessment. [-]

Integrated Master's in Biological Engineering

University of Minho - School of Engineering
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 Portugal Braga

The course has a strong component of Chemical Engineering, aiming at training Process Engineers for industries where biological, chemical or physics-chemical processes are predominant. Their specific intervention areas are related to multidisciplinary domains of Biological and Chemical Science and Technology, Fermentation and Pharmaceutical industries, agro and food industries, Chemical industry and Biomedical and Environmental areas. [+]

Academic degree: Bachelor (Bologna 1st cycle degree), Master's degree ECTS: 300 Duration: 5 curricular years Regime: Normal Place: Gualtar Campus, Braga Main Scientific area: Chemical and Biological Engineering INTEGRATED MASTER’S | 5 YEARS With a strong component in Chemical Engineering, it aims to train process engineers for industries where biological and / or physical and chemical processes predominate. Specific areas are located in multidisciplinary fields such as Chemical Technology and Food and Environmental Technology - fermentation industries, agro-food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries; pollution and energy sectors; ecology, biomedical and quality control and research. From a biological engineer it is expected creativity, proactive attitude, technical communication skills, leadership, entrepreneurship, team work, citizenship and an eco-sustainable conduct. Careers The Biological Engineers are capable of demonstrating creativity, a pro-active attitude when facing change, communication capacity when referring to technical or generic audits, leadership and entrepreneurship; they have the ability to work in teams and in a larger network and are aware of citizenship and eco-sustainable performance. [-]

Master of Biotechnology (MBio)

The Australian National University | Science
Campus Full time 2 years January 2017 Australia Canberra

Researchers in the biological sciences at ANU work on issues of global importance, including food security in both Australia and the developing world, new treatments for cancer and type 2 diabetes, and fighting malaria drug resistance. [+]

Masters in Biochemistry. Researchers in the biological sciences at ANU work on issues of global importance, including food security in both Australia and the developing world, new treatments for cancer and type 2 diabetes, and fighting malaria drug resistance. Our Masters program is research-led and features teaching contributions from more than 60 academics, leading scientists in these fields, who bring their experience and current breakthroughs to the classroom. We offer our Masters students state-of-the-art laboratories, research infrastructure, and flexible learning facilities. We pride ourselves on the support we give students, so we’ll help you design your degree to complement your prior study and to suit your interests. The Master of Biotechnology is a coursework program that provides a pathway for science graduates with background knowledge in biochemistry, molecular biology and chemistry to acquire new knowledge, or extend and update their theoretical and practical understanding of modern biotechnology. Throughout the program, students have many opportunities to interface with scientists who are advancing research in areas of biochemistry and molecular biology in the biomedical, animal and plant sciences. The Master of Biotechnology (Advanced) incorporates a research project and thesis, and is a gateway to further research, such as a PhD. Examples of graduate positions include: Scientific Officer, Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research; Research Project Officer, CSIRO; Research Assistant, National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium (Taiwan); and Lecturer, Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University (Indonesia). Learn more about this program [-]

Master in Biomedical Engineering

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Czech Republic Ostrava

This course prepares the graduate to work in the paramedical professions as a Biomedical Engineer. The learning outcomes are of very high quality, as the professions are well regulated by Czech law, which informs the standards and quality of the teaching programme. [+]

Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Study Branch Biomedical Engineering Branch Profile This course prepares the graduate to work in the paramedical professions as a Biomedical Engineer. The learning outcomes are of very high quality, as the professions are well regulated by Czech law, which informs the standards and quality of the teaching programme. For example, graduates will be entitled to work in specially regulated medical professions in Czech Republic with a degree in this field, and will be prepared with a strong base of studies for work in many parts of the world. Key Learning Outcomes - Knowledge The course provides the knowledge that forms the basics needed for the practice of a technical medical profession, i.e. anatomy, physiology and pathology, definition of systems in biological items, biophysics, and physical methods in therapy. A substantial part of instruction is focused on technical subjects, especially on the theory of processing signals and images, digital processing of signals and images, and analysis and interpretation of bio-signals. Regarding the vast area of biomedical engineering, the course is focused in more detail on instrument engineering, i.e. biomedical sensors; diagnostic, therapeutic and laboratory medical apparatuses; and medical apparatus complexes. Students also acquire elementary knowledge in areas related to the operation of medical facilities, which is required for his/her practical activity in medical operations. With respect to the professional specialization of the course, the graduate possesses - a broad and deep state-of-the-art knowledge and understanding of the subject and extent of the given branch - a broad state-of-the-art knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts and methods of the branch - an understanding of the possibilities, conditions and limitations of applying the findings of the related branches - Skills Graduates can independently define and creatively deal with theoretical or practical problems, using their expert knowledge, independently and creatively solve a complex problem using selected theories, concepts and methods of the branch, apply some of the advanced research procedures of the branch enabling them to gain new, original information. - General competencies: Graduates are able to make independent and responsible decisions in new or changing contexts or in a developing environment, define the assignments for professional activities according to the developing contexts and available sources, to coordinate them, and bear ultimate responsibility for the results, consider the ethical aspects ensuing from technical solutions, communicate to both experts and the public his/her own opinion in a comprehensible and convincing way, use their professional knowledge, expert skills and general qualifications in at least one foreign language Occupational Profiles of Graduates Graduates can find employment in activities related to diagnostic and medical care in cooperation with a physician. They will be able to apply the acquired knowledge in clinical engineering, healthcare facilities, and first aid. Graduates will be able to work with medical apparatuses, including assisting in examinations that require the use of such apparatuses, check and maintain the apparatus outfit, keep records of it and ensure its operation, to operate the medical software and cooperate in the tender process for medical apparatuses. A biomedical engineer is a medical worker without professional supervision (i.e. a graduate in a branch of study that meets the conditions of accreditation of the Czech Ministry of Health), and within the scope of their professional competence he/she without indication: a) provides medical care in accordance with legal regulations and standards b) follows the rules of the sanitary and epidemiologic regime in accordance with special legal regulations c) keeps medical documentation and other documentation ensuing from special legal regulations, works with the information system of a healthcare facility d) provides information to patients in compliance with his/her professional competence, or as the case may be, the physician’s instructions e) takes part in the practical education in the branches of study designed to provide professional competence to perform medical professions, as organized by secondary schools and higher technical colleges, in accredited medical study programmes designed to provide competence to perform a medical profession, as organized by the universities in the Czech Republic, and in educational programmes of accredited qualification courses f) participates in the preparation of standards Admission Requirements Determined by Dean, may include entrance examination, specific courses taken during bachelor studies, other formal documents. Graduation requirement 120 ECTS Credits, Final state examination, Diploma thesis Course Structure Diagram with ECTS Credits 30 ECTS credit per semester. [-]

Master in Chemical Technology and Biotechnology

Free International University of Moldova
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2017 Moldova Chisinau

The necessity of training professionals at the Faculty of Biomedicine and Ecology of ULIM within the program Industrial Drug’s Technology, Master degree is determined by the deficiency of specialists in this field. [+]

Masters in Biochemistry. Master in Chemical Technology and Biotechnology The necessity of training professionals at the Faculty of Biomedicine and Ecology of ULIM within the program Industrial Drug’s Technology, Master degree is determined by the deficiency of specialists in this field. The training is performed according to the Bologna process principles. Development of formulations of industrial pharmaceutical forms and their application in pharmaceutical practice needs initiative and responsibility. It is necessary to train masters with their striving to self improvement. A special attention should be given to the subjects, which envisage the study of the technology of medicaments production, their thorough qualitative and quantitative control, compatibility and incompatibility of ingredients in pharmaceutical forms, control of stability, storage conditions, efficiency and elaboration of normative technical documentation and other standards, which define the highest quality of the end product. The program of studies represents an individual form of professional training with full-time attendance during 2 years for the graduates of the Licentiate cycles for the specialties 551.3 Pharmaceutical Technology and 551.2 Technology of Cosmetical and Medicinal Products. For the graduates of other specialties (Chemical Technology, Chemistry, etc.) the period of the Master’s program includes a compensatory semester with the total duration of 2.5 years. Advanced theoretical knowledge and practical experience will be gained through learning of fundamental subjects (Industrial Technology of Drugs, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Physical and Colloid Chemistry, etc.) and special subjects (Tissue Preparations, Blood Preparations, Technology of Drugs, etc.). In the semester III a practical training course is envisaged during 10 weeks, and in semester IV- implementation and public defense of the Master Thesis, which is evaluated as 30 credits. In general during the 2 years Masters accomplish 18 exams and accumulate 120 credits. At the end of the course the graduates obtain the title of Master in Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. Aim and mission of the training program: To make more profound the level of fundamental professional training – both theoretical and applied – by mastering special courses related to the respective field of the professional activity. The gained knowledge will influence the elaboration of the up-to-date professional thinking. The professional should be able to find adequate decisions to resolve specific technological problems (situations), to possess the necessary skills in organization and coordination of the activity within a group of workers (production unit). Professional profile of graduates: The graduates with Master diplomas in Chemical Technology and Biotechnology are in demand within the labor market; they may work as pharmacy technicians in pharmaceutical industry and mini-laboratories with section of extempore products, chemist-analyst in the laboratories of the quality control of pharmaceutical forms, manager-technologist in the field of pharmaceutical marketing and management, etc. Methods of teaching/training: explications, demonstrations, descriptions, analysis, interactive discussions, public lectures of specialists in the field of industrial technology of drugs. Final learning objectives At the end of this training program the master graduate will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and competence: Knowledge Up-to-date terminology in the field of industrial technologies. Control of quality and ways for improvements of pharmaceutical forms Pharmaceutical management and marketing. Skills A correct preparation of technological documentation. An adequate interpretation of the laboratory experiments. Ability to propose and implement new strategies of utilization of praxeologic competence in the adequate professional medium : pharmaceutical and legal institutions, cosmetic production, medical centers. Competence To organize the activity of production units for elaboration and implementation of financial plans and production of drugs and be responsible for the taken decisions. To take measures for the increasing of the economic efficiency in the pharmaceutical industry. To ensure implementation of the managerial innovative solutions using the knowledge gained in the field of industrial technologies. [-]

Master' in Biological Engineering

Siberian Federal University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Russia Krasnoyarsk

The Program is aimed at students having background in natural science and wishing to master contemporary methodology of scientific research in order to pursue career in the field of biological engineering. The scientific projection in biological engineering aims to encourage research skills by students through an individual research project in biology, biological engineering or biophysics. [+]

The Program is aimed at students having background in natural science and wishing to master contemporary methodology of scientific research in order to pursue career in the field of biological engineering. The scientific projection in biological engineering aims to encourage research skills by students through an individual research project in biology, biological engineering or biophysics. Students will follow all steps of research process from the problem statement to the achievement and analysis of experimental results. Master’s Program “Biological engineering” is delivered by an experienced academic staff having a comprehensive background in fundamental research and practical applications in industries. The program is designed with emphasis on practical skills development and students work in the modern and well-equipped SibFU Laboratory of Bioluminescent Biotechnologies (in Russian). This laboratory was established through the collaboration of the world’s strongest team of scientists engaged in fundamental research of light emission by living organisms, i. e. bioluminescence, and the Nobel Laureate Professor Osamu Shimomura. Training Methods: lectures, lab experiments, case studies and group discussions. Teaching staff: SibFU Professors and visiting lecturers from universities of Russia, USA, Italy, China, Spain, UK and other countries. The major part of the Program’s training takes place at the modern and well-equipped SibFU Laboratory of Bioluminescent Biotechnologies, led by Nobel Laureate Professor Osamu Shimomura, in one of the world’s strongest team of scientists engaged in fundamental research of light emission by living organisms, i.e. bioluminescence. Research projects While following the Program students have to deal with the phenomenon of bioluminescence in all its aspects: from genetic and molecular to evolutionary and ecological. Master’s research projects are focused on studying the chemical nature of light emission by new luminous species (fungi, soil worms, coelenterates, bacteria, etc.), modelling the enzyme behavior in cell hyaloplasm, development of new recombinant bioluminescent organisms and of a new generation of bioluminescent biosensors for environmental monitoring and medical diagnostics as well as on other fundamental and applied topics. Entry requirements: BSc or MSc degree in Biology, Chemistry or Environmental Sciences (transcript of records), good command of English (certificate or other document) Accommodation: On-campus accommodation is available in double and triple-occupancy rooms (€ 20 per month). Practicalities: Airport transfer, invitation letter for a Russian study visa and an optional survival course of Russian as a foreign language are provided by the University. [-]

Master of Chemical Sciences

La Trobe University
Campus Full time 2 years March 2017 Australia Melbourne

If you're a chemistry graduate, this course will provide you with additional or advanced training in specialised areas of chemical science, such as analytical chemistry, computational chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and instrumental methods. [+]

Masters in Biochemistry. If you're a chemistry graduate, this course will provide you with additional or advanced training in specialised areas of chemical science, such as analytical chemistry, computational chemistry, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, physical chemistry and instrumental methods. English Language Requirements IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher. Or approved international equivalent. Academic entry requirements An Australian Bachelor's degree in chemistry, or a degree with a substantial chemistry content equivalent to second or third-year chemistry, or an approved international equivalent. Additional information Due to a labortory-intensive second year, you must achieve at least an overall 60 per cent end-of-year mark, with no less than 70 per cent in the lab component in the first year, to be eligible to complete the course. Professional recognition Graduates are entitled to join the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI). [-]

MRes Molecular Bioscience

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 China Suzhou

This programme provides a thorough understanding of key approaches for studying biological processes at the molecular level. It takes advantage of Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University’s advanced English-language capabilities, distinctive international features, and state-of-the-art research facilities. [+]

Overview The MRes Molecular Bioscience programme provides a thorough understanding of key approaches for studying biological processes at the molecular level. It takes advantage of XJTLU’s advanced English-language capabilities, distinctive international features and state-of-the-art research facilities. The programme covers biotechnology-related topics such as molecular biology, protein biochemistry and drug discovery, as well as post-genomic biology (genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and bioimaging), and bioinformatics, such as acquisition and statistical analysis of large-scale biodata. It also places a major emphasis on providing project management skills. After these taught modules, the programme focuses on an in-depth research project and specialised dissertation. Customised individual learning plans are designed for students, in keeping with their backgrounds and career aspirations. Successful completion of the programme leads to the award of an MRes degree from the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. The Department of Biological Sciences at XJTLU has internationally respected investigators in this field of research with excellent teaching and laboratory infrastructure. Students have the opportunity to carry out world-class research in a dynamic, transnational environment. Unique selling points • Taught by international academic staff who are experts in molecular bioscience • Programme only takes 18 months – much shorter than masters degree programmes in most Chinese universities • Excellent preparation for PhD programmes in high-quality Western and Chinese universities • Relevant to careers in a wide range of bio-industries including biotechnology, bioengineering, bioagriculture, biomanufacturing and pharmaceutical companies • XJTLU is located near many biotechnology companies in BioBay, a national biotechnology hub with over 400 companies, ideal for internships • Nearby Cold Spring Harbor Asia hosts prestigious scientific symposia, conferences and summer schools providing our students with the opportunity to interact with world-famous researchers • Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU masters degrees, earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Knowledge and skills By the time you graduate from the MRes Molecular Bioscience programme, you will have: • developed key employable skills such as data analysis, report writing, team-building/networking and project management • a range of critical interdisciplinary research skills and a internationally recognised qualification from a globally respected university. Modules • Research methods in biotechnology • Research methods in post-genomic biology • Research methods in bioinformatics • Project management • Research project • Dissertation. Additional learning activity modules • Personal and employability skills • Laboratory rotation • English language modules • Chinese language classes for non-native speakers • Graduate teaching assistantship • Work placement. Other appropriate academic activities, such as participation in the level three undergraduate modules and research seminar series Careers The MRes Molecular Bioscience programme prepares graduates for advanced research in both international and Chinese university settings, as well as in the bioindustrial sector such as biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Fees RMB 90,000 for the entire 18 month full-time programme. University tuition fees cover the cost of your study with us. Entry requirements: academic background An undergraduate degree (UK 2:1 or equivalent) in a life science-related discipline. English language requirements • IELTS: 6.0 (minimum of 5.0 in all sections) • TOEFL iBT: 80 [-]

Master of Science in Biochemical Engineering Technology

KU Leuven - University of Leuven
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Belgium Leuven

This master's programme incorporates knowledge from various sectors (food, biomedical, pharmaceutical, environmental, etc.) to provide a well-rounded graduate-level curriculum in biomechanical engineering. In addition to fundamental (bio)chemical-scientific course units, you will take courses in socio-economics (company management, economics) and biotechnology (engineering, separation techniques, fermentation technology, molecular biology techniques, industrial biochemistry and microbiology, environmental technology, bioreactor design, etc.). [+]

Masters in Biochemistry. This master's programme incorporates knowledge from various sectors (food, biomedical, pharmaceutical, environmental, etc.) to provide a well-rounded graduate-level curriculum in biomechanical engineering. In addition to fundamental (bio)chemical-scientific course units, you will take courses in socio-economics (company management, economics) and biotechnology (engineering, separation techniques, fermentation technology, molecular biology techniques, industrial biochemistry and microbiology, environmental technology, bioreactor design, etc.). A flexible cross-campus elective package and a master's thesis conducted in either a research-specific or industrial context enable you to focus your studies according to your specific interests and career goals. Medical Bioengineering option This option relates to biotechnological developments in the medical sector. Knowledge of human physiological systems (the cardiovascular system, neurophysiology, etc.) and medical engineering techniques form the foundation of developments in the area of artificial organs, tissue engineering, biomaterials, bioelectronics and new diagnostic techniques (microarray technology, PCR technology). This is an initial master's programme and can be followed on a full-time or part-time basis. Add an in-company or project-based learning experience to your master's programme You can augment your master's programme with the Postgraduate Programme Innovation and Entrepreneurship. This programme is made up by a multifaceted learning experience in and with a company, with an innovative engineering challenge as the central assignment. It is carried out in a team setting, has a distinct international dimension, and usually requires a multidisciplinary approach. Entrepreneurs and students alike are encouraged to innovate, transfer knowledge and grow. It is a unique cross-fertilisation between company and classroom Profile Are you a future industrial engineer? Are you a doer and are you fascinated by how and why things are done? Then you must be a future industrial engineer! - You enjoy looking into how to implement new ideas and improve old ones; - You prepare abstract designs for implementation in a business environment; - You like to link theory to practice; - You aim for a position of responsibility that allows you to apply your knowledge to concrete challenges in the day-to-day workings of a company; - You are eager to develop excellent communication and management skills. Objectives The Master of Industrial Sciences in Biochemical Engineering is capable of: · selecting, formulating, analysing and answering appropriately a research question of his own choice based on a theoretical or practical problem in his area of technology while taking into consideration the paradigms and making use of appropriate research technology. · exploiting the potential of the natural world in general and life processes in particular for the benefit of a healthy, sustainable and high-quality society. being professionally active in the areas of Biomedical Engineering, Molecular Bioengineering, Bioproduction, and Environmental Engineering. continuing to build and to operate in a multifaceted manner in both an R&D and industrial engineering environment on the basis of a thorough knowledge of bioresearch methods and technology on the one hand and industrial production technology on the other. managing technology and communicating efficiently the results of his own work, study and research. continuing the process of self-education as well as coaching others in their development as individuals and professionals. integrating relevant research, work and/or study experience acquired in a different environment either at home or abroad. functioning and cooperating in multidisciplinary and international teams through project work and through an exchange of views and opinions. recognizing and taking into consideration the ethical, economic, ecological and aesthetic aspects and implications of his actions. International Students Diversity and an open mind are vital elements in the international learning and work environment at the Group T campus. The student population, staff, and guests come from all corners of the world, turning our campus into a true intercultural nexus for bachelor- and graduate-level education, university-industry collaboration, innovation and professional development. Advantages for international students - All of our undergraduate and graduate degree programmes are offered in English. English is ubiquitous both inside and outside the classroom. If you've mastered English, you'll feel right at home. - Admission to our programmes is not based on an entrance exam. Anyone with the necessary background can apply. - An engineering degree from KU Leuven's Group T campus is a stepping stone to universities and businesses worldwide. Our international network ensures that your degree is recognised by educational institutes and companies in Europe and across the globe. - Leuven is one of Europe's oldest university towns and is located in the heart of Western Europe - just 20 minutes from Brussels, and within easy reach of Paris, Amsterdam, and London. - Tuition fees are markedly lower than those of comparable universities in the US or the UK. Also, Leuven is a mid-sized university town, so cost-of-living expenses tend to be lower than those of other university towns. - The International Office at KU Leuven, Group T Campus has years of experience in welcoming international students from universities worldwide. [-]

Master in Plant Breeding

Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Beauvais

The aim of this programme is to train plant breeders able to grasp and manage the scientific and technical interdisciplinarity between biotechnologies, agronomy, plant biology, genetics, regulatory issues and markets. [+]

Master's in Plant Breeding In its report entitled "World Agriculture : towards 2015/2030", the FAO outlines the need for an approximate 60% increase in agricultural production by 2050, in order to meet the nutritional requirements of the world’s human population. This growth will, in part, be built upon an increase in yields, in particular via the genetic improvement of plants. There have been major advances in this field over the last twenty years, as a result of new molecular and cellular biology technologies reaching far beyond the confines of plant transgenics. In this positive context, plant breeding companies and food manufacturing and various non-food manufacturing companies are expressing a growing need for plant breeders who are able to understand and manage increasingly diverse technologies in order to meet more complex and varied objectives. This burgeoning demand is becoming ever more apparent, in the face of a dwindling number of university courses on offer in this field. What is more, the handful of one-year courses specialising in plant breeding do not cover the entire field of activity of a plant breeder in today’s context. Our objectives The Masters programme in Plant Breeding at LaSalle Beauvais is focused on plant improvement and the creation of new plant varieties. In a climate of increasing global demand for both food and non-food agricultural production, and a quest for sustainable growth in agricultural productivity, the Masters programme in Plant Breeding addresses these challenges via plant genetics and improvement. The aim of this programme is to train plant breeders able to grasp and manage the scientific and technical interdisciplinarity between biotechnologies, agronomy, plant biology, genetics, regulatory issues and markets. This programme was designed in partnership with seed companies and the food industry, and constructed with Ghent University, in Belgium, thus combining the hands-on approach of the renowned field training undertaken by LaSalle Beauvais engineers and the excellence of one of Europe’s top universities. Our strengths a more wide-ranging course in plant breeding than most international masters programmes, which focus primarily on the application of biotechnologies to plant breeding ; partnership with Ghent University (Belgium), giving our students access to the latest advances in biotechnology ; a course designed and run in association with seed and plant breeding companies. [-]

Master in Biotechnology

Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2017 Austria Graz

Through the interdisciplinary NAWI Graz master’s programme Biotechnology, internationally recognized instructors provide you with knowledge about technological processes occurring in biosystems as well as about the development and use of biotechnological applications and methods. [+]

Masters in Biochemistry. Through the interdisciplinary NAWI Graz master’s programme Biotechnology, internationally recognized instructors provide you with knowledge about technological processes occurring in biosystems as well as about the development and use of biotechnological applications and methods. The core areas are molecular biotechnology, biocatalysis, and environmental, food, enzyme and bioprocess technology. Students benefit from access to the excellently equipped laboratories and modern infrastructure. Content You learn working and analytical methods used in the fields of microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and gene, enzyme and fermentation technology. You independently perform cutting-edge scientific and technological experiments. You assess the results of experiments, identify problems and propose solutions. You learn to develop new strategies by considering and assessing current research findings. You use modern information technology in bioinformatics. You work in teams and present results. Core areas Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Bioprocess Technology Environmental and Food Biotechnology Specialisation subjects You may choose 2 of the following areas of specialisation: Enzyme and Protein Technology Systems and Synthetic Biotechnology Bioprocess Engineering Environmental and Food Biotechnology Career Options Graduates are employed in leading positions in both the basic and applied sciences in academia and industry. Biotechnologists plan experiments and analyses, implement these and examine existing solutions. Their problem-solving skills are needed for research and technological development. Graduates work in the following areas: industrial biotechnology, chemical manufacturing using biocatalytic processes, pharmaceutical research, food technology, environmental biotechnology, agricultural research, in relevant university and non-university research institutions and with public authorities or in public offices. Registration Deadlines Summer semester 2016: 7 January to 30 April 2016 Winter semester 2016/17: 11 July to 30 November 2016 [-]

Master in Chemical Biology

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 3 semesters February 2017 Switzerland Geneva

The Master in Chemical Biology prepares students to think beyond the State-of-the-art. Specifically, students will learn how to probe biological problems at the molecular level using innovative chemistry and biophysical approaches. The Degree is awarded by the University of Geneva in collaboration with the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). Students will be embedded within the National Centre for Competence in Research (NCCR) in Chemical Biology where they will receive individualized and highly interdisciplinary (biology, chemistry, physics) training from world-renowned researchers. [+]

Master in Chemical Biology The Master in Chemical Biology prepares students to think beyond the State-of-the-art. Specifically, students will learn how to probe biological problems at the molecular level using innovative chemistry and biophysical approaches. The Degree is awarded by the University of Geneva in collaboration with the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). Students will be embedded within the National Centre for Competence in Research (NCCR) in Chemical Biology where they will receive individualized and highly interdisciplinary (biology, chemistry, physics) training from world-renowned researchers. www.nccr-chembio.ch Curriculum Required Courses (25Credits) : Current topics in Chemical biology and Biomembranes; Basic techniques in chemical biology; Tutorial; Microscopy and imaging course and Chemical Biology Courses are scheduled at UNIGE or EPFL Electives (25Credits) : Include courses at either UNIGE or EPFL and include Element of bioinformatics, Biophysics II, Image processing, Chemistry of small Biological Molecules, Cellular signaling, Bioactive compounds screening, etc. Two Practical Placements and dissertation (25Credits) Mobility Students may earn up to 30 credits while on exchange. They may also conduct research outside the university, under the supervision of a faculty member, or do a work placement at a leading external laboratory in order to complete their Master’s degree. www.unige.ch/exchange Opportunities The Master in Chemical Biology leads to a number of opportunities both in Switzerland and abroad, including: Regulations and scientific patents Management and sales Academic research (doctoral, post-doctoral) Medical research laboratories Private sector research, development and production, etc. Admission Criteria A Bachelor in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Biochemistry or a degree deemed equivalent upon review of the application, subject to supplementary classes and prerequisites for certain degrees. Applications Deadline: 30 April 2017* (28 February 2017 for applicants who require a visa under Swiss Confederation regulations) www.unige.ch/immat admissions.unige.ch *Candidates who hold a Swiss Bachelor or equivalent degree and have not been able to meet this deadline may contact the Faculty’s academic advisor and the person in charge of the Master’s programme to find out if it is possible to join the course. [-]

MSc in Chemistry

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Lund

Acquire an advanced level of theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in various specialisations within the field of chemistry. [+]

Programme overview

The programme provides you with the opportunity to acquire an advanced level of theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in various specialisations within the field of chemistry.

Through a choice of advanced courses and a Master's degree project or projects, you are given the opportunity to specialise in one of chemistry’s subject areas:

analytical chemistry organic chemistry inorganic chemistry biochemistry molecular biophysics physical chemistry chemical physics theoretical chemistry

These are represented at the Faculty of Science through KILU (the Department of Chemistry at Lund University). The Master's degree project must correspond to at least 30 ECTS credits.... [-]


Master of Engineering Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2017 USA College Park + 1 more

The Graduate Program in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering offers research and education opportunities leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. [+]

The Graduate Program in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering offers research and education opportunities leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is well-equipped for graduate research in aerosol science and engineering, biochemical engineering, computational modeling, fluid mechanics and mixing, fuel cell technology, metabolic engineering and systems biology, nanoparticle technology, polymer processing and characterization, polymer reaction engineering, process control, thermodynamics and transport phenomena, and systems research. The Department maintains a distributed computing network consisting of research laboratories and a PC laboratory. Major research facilities including electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, and NMR are coordinated through a variety of laboratories. General Requirements Before graduate courses in Chemical Engineering are attempted, the candidate must fulfill certain minimal course prerequisites either by previous experience or by taking selected undergraduate courses. These minimal prerequisites are descibed in the GPA and prerequisite policy page. Some of these prerequisites may be fulfilled by concurrent registration if necessary. No courses numbered below 400 may count towards the minimal 30 credits required for the degree. A maximum of 6 credits of 400 level courses may count towards the degree subject to prior approval by the Graduate Director. Graduate courses with an EMPM designation cannot be used to satisfy the minimum 30 hours without prior permission of the Graduate Director. All graduate students (full and part-time, on and off campus) are expected to attend all research seminars, i.e., those not specifically directed to 1st year students. Students that fail to regularly attend research seminars will receive a notice from the director of graduate studies; extreme cases can be considered insufficient progress towards degree. Exceptions to this requirement will be made on a case-by-case basis by the graduate program committee; such exceptions include off-campus students that demonstrate regular participation in an on-campus seminar series that takes place at a more convenient time, or an off-campus technical seminar series. Students granted this exception should turn in a list of seminars attended to the director of graduate students before the end of each spring and fall semester. The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Enginering's overall expectations for all students enrolled in its graduate program are that they will: make significant scholarly contributions to the field of chemical and biomolecular engineering, which is primarily measured by publications in peer-reviewed journals; and demonstrate an ability to communicate research findings to an audience of their peers in the field of chemical and biomolecular engineering, which is primarily measured by presentations at conferences. These publications and presentations must be documented on the final page(s) of each student's written thesis. For details, see "M.S. Thesis," below. GPA The Graduate School requires students to maintain a 3.0 GPA in all courses for credit since enrollement. The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering further requires that students attain at least a 3.0 GPA in tthe four required graduate core courses–ENCH 610, 620, 630 and 640–where this GPA is computed using the letter+/- system. Typical Plans of Study In principle, a candidate fulfilling all of the General Course requirements can complete the requirements for the Master of Science degree in one year. However, it is unusual for students to complete their program in less than 3 semesters. For candidates having a previous degree in a non-Chemical Engineering technical area, a 2 to 2.5 year program is usually necessary. An example plan of study is given in the M.S. Course Requirement Advising Form (.docx). Individual plans of study will be developed upon request by the Departmental Graduate Director. [-]

Professional Master in Food Hygiene

Latvia University of Agriculture
Campus Full time 14 months September 2017 Latvia Jelgava

The food industry is in constant development: new products and production processes go hand in hand with the ever-increasing risks and dangers of the modern world. By specializing in Food Safety, you can play a role in contributing to improving public health. [+]

Masters in Biochemistry. The food industry is in constant development: new products and production processes go hand in hand with the ever-increasing risks and dangers of the modern world. By specializing in Food Safety, you can play a role in contributing to improving public health. Academic profile The study programme is aimed to educate highly qualified and creative specialists – Professional Masters with specialization in food hygiene with competence to work in the establishments of food chain as well as in the state services. The Master study programme provides proficiency on safety and harmlessness of food chain, quality criteria of foodstuffs, knowledge on elaboration and maintenance of safety systems of the food establishments, as well as ability for scientific research on food safety. The programme is completed with the elaboration and defense of the Master thesis. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree or the second level professional higher education in the following groups of study programmes: veterinary medicine, medicine, food technology, agriculture, biology or chemistry. English requirements: IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 547, TOEFL-iBT score 76. Career prospects and further studies The graduates work in all kind of establishments of food chain. Master`s degree entitles graduates to continue studies in a respective doctoral programme in the universities in Latvia or abroad. Why study Food Hygiene at the Latvia University of Agriculture? You will develop multidisciplinary understanding about management and maintenance of the food safety systems. You will be offered to participate in research projects and volunteering activities. You will acquire knowledge and skills on technology of food production, criteria of food safety, quality and hygiene, food infections as well as on legal aspects of international food trade, which allow you to develop your future career in many professional domains. We offer you an interactive study process with dynamic and experienced academic staff and opportunities of e-learning. We ensure the student-centred approach to the study process and focus specifically on your needs and interests in each study course. [-]