Biobanks and Complex Data Management

University of Côte d'Azur

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
4000 EUR/year
4000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Biobanks and Complex Data Management programme taught at Université Côte d'Azur opens immediate career opportunities in a variety of sectors such as of human health, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industrial laboratories, and agricultural industry.


A Biobank is a biological materials repository that collects, processes, stores, and distributes biospecimens to support scientific investigation. 

The main objective of the Biobanks and Complex Data Management offered by the Université Côte d'Azur is to acquire knowledge, experience, and practical skills that will qualify graduates to work in the multidisciplinary field of biobanking (humans, animals, plants, and other living organisms) and complex data management.


On completion of the MSc in Biobanks and Complex Data Management program, students will be able to:

  • Become biobank managers at an international level
  • Assure and enhance quality of biological samples
  • Offer advice for marketing and biobank sustainability
  • Address ethical, legal, and societal aspects of biobanking
  • Assure management of complex data associated with biological samples

Future carreers

  • Biobank Manager/Administrator
  • Biobank Quality Manager
  • Data Manager
  • Scientific Adviser to public and private sector clients
  • Product Manager
  • Regulatory Specialist
  • Technological Specialist
  • Logistics Specialist
  • Logistics Manager/Administrator
  • Logistics Analyst

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  •  Human Health – Agro-environment 
  • Quality in Biobanking
  •  Ethics, legislation and social issues
  • Hygiene and Security 
  •  Management and Project Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The program is open to exceptional bachelor degree graduates in the field of Life Sciences.We welcome applications from candidates of all nationalities. French language proficiency is not an admission criterion.

  • The students will respect the following conditions:
  • The students must be fluent English speakers (a Language Certificate may be required).
  • Able to commit at least 6 months internship abroad (M1, M2 or both).
  • Full-time courses (FR: présence obligatoire).
  • For students from French and non-French institutions ('international admissions') the selection is a 2 phase process.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

The tuition fee may vary according to your residence status, namely if you are a resident of an EU country or of a country outside the EU. 


Financial aid (need-based or merit-based scholarships) will be available to students, and other sources of funding will also be available through each training course.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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