Master's Program in Biotechnology in Europe

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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

Biotechnology is a challenging area that combines science and engineering concepts. Students who pursue this educational path will likely gain knowledge in microbiology, chemistry, genetics, cell biology, bioethics, gene cloning, bioinstrumentation, bioinformatics, genomics, and biometrics.

In all, there are over 4000 Higher Education Institutions in Europe offering a wide range of courses at Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate level. With more and more of these organizations offering English as the language of education for at least some of their degree programs, universities in Europe are now of higher quality than ever before. Universities in Europe offer a friendly welcome to foreign students and to give a course of knowledge that meets their profession needs in today’s global demand.

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Master in Plant and Forest Biotechnology

Umeå University - Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Sweden Umeå Skellefteå + 1 more

Plant biotechnology is becoming increasingly important as a tool to solve some of the global problems related to feed, fuel and ecosystem management in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner. The Master of Science Program in Plant and Forest Biotechnology offers students a specialized competence and skills to recognize, understand and find solutions to these challenges. [+]

Master's Program in Plant and Forest Biotechnology

Plant biotechnology is becoming increasingly important as a tool to solve some of the global problems related to feed, fuel and ecosystem management in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner. The Master of Science Program in Plant and Forest Biotechnology offers students a specialized competence and skills to recognize, understand and find solutions to these challenges. The program is based upon a set of coordinated courses which together amount to 80 credits (120 ECTS credits) spread over two years. Up-to-date knowledge is provided about plant cell and molecular biology as well as plant growth and development. This is applied in the fields of plant breeding, biotechnology, and functional genomics. The program is organized by the Department of Plant Physiology (Umeå University) and the Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) which together form the Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC). The education is anchored around the various research topics of UPSC.... [-]


MA in Biotechnology

The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
Campus Full time 2 - 2  October 2019 Poland Lublin

MA in Biotechnology programme offers the choice of two specializations: Biotechnology of bioactive compounds and Experimental biotechnology. [+]

Career opportunities

MA in Biotechnology programme offers the choice of two specializations:

Biotechnology of bioactive compounds Experimental biotechnology

Studying biotechnology prepares to:

work as an employee or team leader in following specialities: biotechnologist, microbiologist, biochemist, geneticist, biologist, laboratory analyst, laboratory technician, quality assurance specialist, specialist for drug registration in industrial research centers that use biotechnology processes, in research, control and diagnostic laboratories, pharmaceutical firms, plant breeding stations, institutes for public economics, environmental protection agencies and departments of natural resources management, etc.... [-]


Master Advanced Pharmaceutical Engineering – ADPHARMING

IMT Mines Albi
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 France Albi

ADPHARMING course offers challenging opportunities for students interested in developing a career in the pharmaceutical industry. ADPHARMING aims at developing a new kind of leaders with a global high-level training for R&D, drug production, quality management, lean management, logistics, and supply chain, in the field of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, biotechnology, etc.

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ACCREDITATION Master n°20160208 Accredited in March 2016 by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research for 5 years. In co-accreditation with Institut Mines-Télécom, Paris, France. The Master ADPHARMING started on 15th September 2016. ENVIRONMENT

The fast-growing Pharmerging markets will worth 50% of the global pharmaceutical market in 2020, with an annual growth of 15% a year. Most pharmaceutical industries will have to increase their production and supply chain, in accordance with the international regulations, and to develop new dosage forms, in line with the best world standards.

STRONG POINTS OF THE SCHOOL/PROGRAM IMT Mines Albi is accredited by the French Ministry of Industry and the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research IMT Mines-Albi International Campus is located in the heart of the Europe’s highly innovative pharmaceutical industry IMT Mines-Albi International Campus is located in Albi, UNESCO World heritage 2010. Strong network of the industries and academic institutions ADPHARMING Master is a unique Master taught entirely in English Free French language courses 6-month master thesis in industry or in a research lab Master boosted by the research department RAPSODEE (CNRS UMR 5302) IMT Mines-Albi/RAPSODEE have more than 20 years of experience in Pharmaceutical engineering teaching and research Strong network of the industries and academic institutions An international team of international students A quality-chartered “Welcome to International Students” package Scholarships based on academic excellence are available for outstanding candidates COURSE AIMS ... [-]

Master in Life Science Management

HTW Berlin University Of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time September 2019 Germany Berlin

Our study programme taught exclusively in English is dedicated to engineers, natural scientists, business managers, industrial engineers and similar professionals. It aims at applying existing knowledge to concrete problems within the life sciences and at supplementing this competence by branch-specific knowledge and managerial expertise. The curriculum covers a wide range of topics, which enables you to comprehend the entire value chain from various perspectives. As a graduate of this programme, you are thus perfectly prepared for an international job environment within the life sciences and are able to adapt easily to the respective work processes. [+]

Postgraduate Master - Life Science Management The life science industry is one of the fastest growing economic sectors worldwide. In line with the international reach of this industry, cross-cultural leadership experience is getting ever more important. The postgraduate master’s degree course Life Science Management at HTW Berlin prepares academically qualified young professionals ideally for this international job environment within the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. Optimally prepared for future positions with greater responsibility Our study programme, taught exclusively in English, is dedicated to engineers, natural scientists, business managers, industrial engineers and similar professionals. It aims at applying existing knowledge to concrete problems within the life sciences and at supplementing this competence by branch-specific knowledge and managerial expertise. The curriculum covers a wide range of topics, which enables you to comprehend the entire value chain from various perspectives. As a graduate of this programme, you are thus perfectly prepared for an international job environment within the life sciences and are able to adapt easily to the respective work processes. Life Science Hotspot Berlin The HTW is located in one of the most interesting and multifaceted capitals in the world. With its international flair, high living standards, affordable living costs and its offer of a broad range of free time activities Berlin attracts students from all over the world to study, live and work here. “Health Capital” Berlin is one of Germany’s life science hotspots. Its combination of biotech, medical engineering and pharmaceutical companies, research institutes and public institutions is unique and provides... [-]


Sensor System Engineering

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Groningen, the Netherlands
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 Netherlands Groningen

As a Master of Science specialised in sensor systems you’ll develop new and exciting ways to use sensor data to assist and improve the world around us. You will concentrate on finding relevant information and services in big data, moving from a proof of concept to developing prototypes. [+]

Study a Master's in Sensor System Engineering in the Netherlands

As a Master of Science specialised in sensor systems you’ll develop new and exciting ways to use sensor data to assist and improve the world around us. You will concentrate on finding relevant information and services in big data, moving from a proof of concept to developing prototypes.

Admission Requirements

Students that qualify for the Sensor System Engineering master's programme can either be admitted directly or will be required to do a special pre-master or bridging programme before they can start the master. The Admissions Committee determines the contents of this bridging programme, depending on the potential of the student.... [-]


Master in Molecular Biotechnology

University of Turin
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Italy Turin

Both basic and applied biomedical research have an increasing demand for modern interdisciplinary approaches. The Master program in Molecular Biotechnology at the University of Torino meets these challenges in an innovative way by combining the fields of Molecular Biology, Molecular Imaging and Drug Discovery, and Bioinformatics. The interdisciplinary character of the program allows students to specialize according to their interests and prepares them for a scientific career in one of the many branches of Life Sciences. [+]

Both basic and applied biomedical research have an increasing demand for modern interdisciplinary approaches. The Master program in Molecular Biotechnology at the University of Torino meets these challenges in an innovative way by combining the fields of Molecular Biology, Molecular Imaging and Drug Discovery, and Bioinformatics. The interdisciplinary character of the program allows students to specialize according to their interests and prepares them for a scientific career in one of the many branches of Life Sciences.

The main focus of this program is on practical experience, which the students gain during several internships. Students spend most of their formative curriculum attending the experimental work in a research laboratory that may lead to scientific publications. Lectures and seminars offered by the University of Torino are part of the formative track.... [-]


Master Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2019 Austria Krems an der Donau

The Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology master degree programme provides problem-solving expertise for the development of innovative treatments. [+]

Methodological and problem-solving skills

Developing high-level expertise in identifying, characterising and manufacturing biopharmaceuticals is an essential aspect of this Master programme. Manufacturing biopharmaceuticals also require extensive knowledge of the applicable legal framework and the quality assurance procedures which play a vital part in an interdisciplinary setting. In order to prepare our students for the upcoming trends, we also offer complementary training in development, application and production methods for quality-assured tissue and organ replacements.

Target group

Bachelor graduates aiming to acquire in-depth knowledge and the skills and expertise needed for biotechnology product development and manufacturing. Most graduates go on to work in pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies and medical research centres.... [-]


Masters in Molecular and Medical Biotechnology

University of Verona
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Italy Verona

The Master's program in Molecular and Medical Biotechnology trains experts with high levels of proficiency able to plan and lead analysis and research activities, experimental and technological research, research and development in biotechnology, with particular reference to the biomedical field. [+]

Masters in Molecular and Medical Biotechnology

The Master's program in Molecular and Medical Biotechnology trains experts with high levels of proficiency able to plan and lead analysis and research activities, experimental and technological research, research and development in biotechnology, with particular reference to the biomedical field. The specific objectives aim to provide the student, also through a significative laboratory practice, with the following:

• in-depth knowledge of the methodologies aimed at the structural and functional characterization of biological macromolecules and of cellular processes in which they are involved;

• in-depth knowledge of the pathological processes affecting humans, at the molecular and cellular level; current applications and perspectives of application of biotechnology in human pathology;... [-]


Master in Protein Science and Biotechnology

University of Oulu
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Oulu

The MSc degree programme meets the clear needs of academia and industry in the post-genomic era. This degree is specifically aimed at giving students in-depth understanding of the structure-function relationship of proteins and the techniques used to produce and characterize them. [+]

Master in Protein Science and Biotechnology

Watch a video of the International Master's programme in protein Science and Biotechnology, where our students tell about the programme, and studying and living in Oulu.

The MSc degree programme meets the clear needs of academia and industry in the post genomic era. This degree is specifically aimed at giving students in-depth understanding of the structure-function relationship of proteins and the techniques used to produce and characterize them.

Students who are selected for the degree will undertake 120 ECTS study points (equivalent of two years) of studies. These studies maximise hands-on individual training in modern state of the art techniques and methodologies while providing a solid groundwork in theoretical aspects of the field. Around half of the degree involves integration of students into different research groups, finally cumulating in a 6-month research project.... [-]


Master in Biotechnology

University of Algarve
Campus 2 years October 2019 Portugal Faro

The Biotechnology MSc provides advanced level training in Biotechnology, Biological and Biochemical Engineering. The course equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform: analysis as higher technicians in the health, environment, food and farm sector and quality control analysis. [+]

About

The Biotechnology MSc provides advanced level training in Biotechnology, Biological, and Biochemical Engineering. The course equips students with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform: analysis as higher technicians in the health, environment, food and farm sector and quality control analysis. The MSc also provides life-long training opportunities for professionals in the health and education sector and pharmaceutical industry wishing to update their knowledge in this important area.

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Master in Biotechnological Engineering

Polytechnic Institute Of Bragança
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Portugal Bragança

This program will allow the intervention in areas which link the primary and secondary sectors, providing new accomplishments namely in the field of microbial technology and plant biotechnology. [+]

Master in Biotechnological Engineering

This master program main goal is to provide technological training with a rather strong professional approach. This will allow the intervention in areas which link the primary and secondary sectors, providing new accomplishments namely in the field of microbial technology and plant biotechnology. This study cycle is lectured in cooperation with CIMO (The Mountain Research Centre), a Research & Development unit of the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT).

Profile of the program

The profile of the program is organized into two major areas of specialization, microbial biotechnology (Microbial Physiology and Genetics; Microbial Associations and Biofertilizers, Biomass and Bioenergy; Industrial Microbiology) and agricultural biotechnology (Microbial Associations and Biofertilizers, Genetically Modified Organisms; Biomass and Bioenergy Production; Molecular Diagnostic Methods; Biopesticides and Biocontrol; Biofactories, Bioproducts and Innovation). A set of courses is the interface between the two areas (Biomass and Bioenergy; Biocatalysts Technology, Engineering of Biotechnological Processes), giving the necessary engineering component to this curriculum. Finally, the disciplines that provide the foundations of statistics and experimental design (Multivariate Analysis and Experimental Design), and safety and regulation in the biotechnology industry (Safety and Regulation in Biotechnology) complete the plan of studies. Biology and biochemistry... [-]


Master in Biotechnology of Environment and Health

University of Oviedo -
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Spain Oviedo

After having successfully completed this course, students will be able to pursue the following jobs and tasks: environmental consulting and risk assessment; development and implementation of biotechnology solutions; project Manager and Multidisciplinary Team Manager; creation and management of biotechnology companies; teaching biotechnology, biomedicine and environmental technology, as well as doing research on those fields. [+]

Professional Opportunities

After having successfully completed this course, students will be able to pursue the following jobs and tasks:

Environmental consulting and risk assessment. Development and implementation of biotechnology solutions. Project Manager and Multidisciplinary Team Manager. Creation and management of biotechnology companies. Teaching biotechnology, biomedicine and environmental technology, as well as doing research in those fields. Syllabus

The University of Oviedo has signed agreements with the Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour (France), the Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico) and the Universitá di Bologna (Italy), and the University of Cranfield (UK) enabling students who comply with the provisions of the corresponding agreement to obtain a double degree. These international itineraries offer students the possibility of specializing in different aspects related to Biotechnology of Environment and Health.... [-]


Master in Biomedical Engineering

Technical University of Ostrava
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 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 program. [+]

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 program. For example, graduates will be entitled to work in specially regulated medical professions in the 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, the definition of systems in biological items, biophysics, and physical methods in therapy. A substantial part of the 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... [-]


Master in Applied Biotechnology

Polytechnic of Leiria
Campus Full time 24 months October 2019 Portugal Leiria

The development associated with the biotechnology and the advent of genetic engineering and development of new tools made possible the great momentum of this area, which is now at the forefront of the 21st century. [+]

Master in Applied Biotechnology

The Master in Applied Biotechnology aims to prepare students with scientific, technical and human skills to develop applied research and management activities in the field of Biotechnology. This course intends to provide students with advanced training in the field of Biotechnology to apply in the development and implementation of projects in the areas of pharmaceutical biotechnology, food biotechnology, and marine biotechnology. During the second year of the course, the student will carry out a research on a specific topic, which will be compiled in an internship/project/dissertation. The successful defense of this internship/project/dissertation will lead to a Master's degree.... [-]


Master Degree in Molecular Biotechnology

University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli"
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Italy Santa Maria Capua Vetere

The two years Master Course in Molecular Biotechnology is designed to provide the cultural background of multidisciplinary biotechnologies for the production of goods and services through the use of biological systems. [+]

The two years Master Course in Molecular Biotechnology is designed to provide the cultural background of multidisciplinary biotechnologies for the production of goods and services through the use of biological systems; in particular the course is designed to prepare skilled graduates with scientific knowledge and professional abilities in the field of biotechnologies applied to the study, prevention and diagnosis of human diseases, with particular interest in the development of innovative drugs.

The Master program intends to provide classes organized on an interdisciplinary basis to be applied to various fields of molecular biotechnology, with emphasis on the fields of research, diagnostics, and therapy. Training activities are also organized as stages to be carried out at research institutes or companies operating in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, diagnostic and biomedical sectors. The training activities may be combined with research activities in selected laboratories with the aim of generating experimental data for the preparation of the thesis to be discussed in the final exam. The collaboration with researches of National Research Council Institutes (e.g.: Institute of Genetics and Biophysics - IGB; Institute of Protein Biochemistry - IBP) on teaching and research activities is an opportunity for the graduates to acquire knowledge in a broader range of fields related to Molecular Biotechnology, and skills to operate in various areas of academic and industrial research at national and international levels.... [-]