Master of Science in Biotechnology for Food Science

General

Program Description

Programme structure

1st Year: Applied Genomics for Animal and Crop improvement; Applied Bioinformatics; Molecular Basis of Disease, Immunology and Transmissible Diseases; Food Microbiology and Food Microbial Biotechnology; Epidemiology and Risk Analysis; Laboratory of Advanced DNA, RNA, and Protein Analysis; Traceability Tools for Species Authentication; Biotechnology for Crop Production


2nd Year: Advanced Technologies for the Agrifood Sector; Biotechnology In Plant Protection; Food Toxicology and Food Regulation; Practical Training; Dissertation

Career opportunities

Graduates work in private and public research centres, in public institutions dealing with animal health and food safety as well as in the private agro-food sector, from animal and crop production, food processing, to large food retail chains.

Entry requirements

Language requirements

English knowledge must be minimum at B2 level (CEFR)

Last updated Jan 2020

About the School

The University of Padova is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning; it is a multi-disciplinary university that aims to provide its students with both professional training and a ... Read More

The University of Padova is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning; it is a multi-disciplinary university that aims to provide its students with both professional training and a solid cultural background. A qualification from the University of Padova is a symbol of having achieved an ambitious objective, one that is recognised and coveted by both students and employers alike. Read less