Master in Biotechnology

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Program Description

Overview

The programme aims to prepare experts with high-level knowledge of microbiology, biochemistry, bioengineering, biotechnologies and food science. The broadly outlined structure of this program together with an intentional connection between chemical, biological and engineering education widens possibilities of graduates' employability. The program extends and deepens general knowledge gained at the Bachelor level studies both in compulsory courses in biochemistry, organic and physical chemistry, biology, microbiology, food analysis, food safety and process control and biotechnology and bioengineering. The students may concentrate on a particular branch of study by a proper choice of optional courses.

Careers

The graduates are ready to acquire highly qualified positions in biotechnological companies, in food production plants, in health care, veterinary medicine, and pharmaceutical companies. They can also get positions in institutions oriented to environmental protection, in commercial companies and in research and development organizations or in process design and control and quality management. Due to the versatility of their knowledge background, they easily adapt to changing conditions and new tasks. The graduates may also find positions in administration and in supervisory agencies.

Selection of recent theses

  • Advanced fingerprinting strategies for food / herbs authentication
  • Expression of the mimivirus prolyl-4-hydroxylase in Pichia pastoris.
  • Production of microalgal exopolysaccharides by Dictyosphaerium chlorelloides
  • Synthesis and investigation of amide derivatives of 5-androsten-3β-ol-17β-carboxylic acid
Last updated Dec 2018

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The University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague (UCT Prague) is the largest educational institution of its kind in Central Europe with a tradition spanning almost two centuries. With progressive fi ... Read More

The University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague (UCT Prague) is the largest educational institution of its kind in Central Europe with a tradition spanning almost two centuries. With progressive fields of study and a prestigious international reputation, UCT Prague provides every student with an education in advanced technologies and excellent preparation for lucrative careers worldwide. Read less