Master (2 years) of Science in Sustainable Biotechnology , 120 ECTSEngineering Mathematics, natural- and computer science
|Institution||Aalborg University (AAU)|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||6700 EUR|
|Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH)||0 EUR|
DescriptionThe Master in Sustainable Biotechnology is aligned around the need to exploit alternative sustainable resources to compensate for the forthcoming depletion of mineral oil but as well as the matter of dealing with greenhouse gases and the associated climate effects.
The programme has been structured to ensure a clear technical and scientific progression and to offer the opportunity to focus on either molecular biological biotechnology or process oriented sustainable biotechnology through the choice of courses and projects.
The education consists of four semesters and has been arranged to create a common platform for the different qualifications and competences that allow admittance to the study. In the subsequent semesters this platform is expanded and varied and the ground is prepared for specialisation and independent problem solving preparing the students for their future careers.
Career OpportunitiesThe education in Sustainable Biotechnology will qualify you for employment within a number of fields where the transition to sustainable technologies and resources has been initiated or will be initiated. The education will also qualify you for general biotechnological disciplines.
Employment will typically be found in biotechnological and bioenergy companies, research institutions, consulting engineering companies and public institutions. Biomass-based and biological sectors will expand significantly in the coming years leading to new job opportunities in these fields.
AdmissionThe criteria of admission is a Bachelor Degree in sustainable biotechnology, biotechnology, biology or chemical engineering
In addition, documentation is required to verify that your proficiency in English is at an acceptable level.
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Apply directly at Aalborg University with all relevant documentation.
To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aalborg University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education http://ufm.dk/en/recognition
Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.
TuitionThere is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland.
Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.
For Further InformationInformation from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en
You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition
About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System