MSc in Bioengineering

General

Program Description

The main aim of the programme is to educate specialists with skills and knowledge that will help them to find jobs and contribute to the success of various companies working on the field of industrial or medical biotechnology, circular bioeconomy, bioprocessing etc. The graduates will have an understanding and practical experience covering the main industrial bioprocesses, fermentation, design of biological systems, industrial biotechnology, and biomedical technologies. The curriculum emphasises practical training and provides internships in various companies that are active in the fields of biotechnology and biomedical technology.

The Master’s degree offers career opportunities in the field of industrial biotechnology in the European Union and worldwide. The Nordic and Baltic region is an especially attractive job market where companies are searching for young talents with special skills in synthetic biology and industrial biotechnology. The Nordic region is one of the fastest growing hubs in the world in industrial biotechnology expecting to hire thousands of newly trained specialists in the coming years.

There are three specialisations: genetics and biotechnology, bioengineering and robotics, chemistry and materials science.

Last updated Aug 2019

About the School

The University of Tartu (UT) is Estonia’s leading centre of research and training. It is the only university in the Baltics ranked in the top 2% of the world’s best universities (QS World University R ... Read More

The University of Tartu (UT) is Estonia’s leading centre of research and training. It is the only university in the Baltics ranked in the top 2% of the world’s best universities (QS World University Rankings 2016-17). Founded in 1632, UT is the only classical university in Estonia. There are more than 13 000 students studying at UT (incl. 1300 international students (2016)) and UT has 3800 employees (incl. 1800 academic employees (190 professors)). To support and develop the professional competence of its students and academic staff, the university has 71 partner universities in 27 countries. Read less