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Bioengineering

University of Tartu

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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5000 EUR/year
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About

The aim of the programme is to educate specialists with skills and knowledge to work in the field of industrial or medical biotechnology, circular bioeconomy, bioprocessing etc. 

Overview

Bioengineering supports the fast growing fields of industrial biotechnology and circular bioeconomy that are expected to become the key solutions for the humanity’s goal to achieve biosustainability of our planet. There is also a growing need for specialists in bioengineering as industrial biotechnology and synthetic biology will be the basis of industrial revolution of the 21-st century. 

The Bioengineering programme is an interdisciplinary curriculum which combines different fields of applied biotechnology, synthetic biology, engineering and information technology.The main aim of the programme is to educate specialists with skills and knowledge that will help them to find jobs and contribute to the success of various companies working in the field of industrial or medical biotechnology, circular bioeconomy, bioprocessing etc. 

The graduates will have understanding and practical experience covering the main industrial bioprocesses, fermentation, design of biological systems, industrial biotechnology, and biomedical technologies

The curriculum emphasises practical training, and provides internships in various companies that are active in biotechnology and biomedical technology.

Why study Bioengineering at UT?

  • The programme combines different fields of applied biotechnology, synthetics biology, engineering and information technology.
  • The Nordic region is one of the fastest-growing hubsin the world in industrial biotechnology
  • During your studies, you will gain practical experience in main industrial bioprocesses, fermentation, design of biological systems, industrial biotechnology and biomedical technologies.
  • You can take part in internships in various biotechnology and biomedical technology companies.
  • After graduation, you can work in the field of industrial biology world-wide. 

Accreditation

https://www.riigiteataja.ee/en/eli/ee/Riigikogu/act/503062019003/consolide?fbclid=IwAR22m0s2W1wkYBKNI3vmDGiczo8up2EFkk6zmgTV7jVEDmQ7gY44gDjGeKc

Programme Structure

Base module (24 ECTS):
  • Synthetic Biology and Industrial Cell Factories (6 ECTS)
  • Metabolic Engineering and Genome Design (6 ECTS)
  • Molecular, Cell and Tissue Engineering  (6 ECTS)
  • Omics (6 ECTS)
Specialty module (24 ECTS) - choose between:
  • Drug Design and Development (3 ECTS)
  • Environmental Biotechnology and Sustainable Bioeconomy (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to Data Science (6 ECTS)
  • Machine Learning in Synthetic Biology (3 ECTS)
  • Development and Application of Biomaterials (3 ECTS)
  • Nano and Micromedicine (3 ECTS)
  • Soft Robotics (3 ECTS)
  • Molecular Mechanisms and Applications of Microbial Processes (6 ECTS)
Professional Practice module (24 ECTS) - choose between:
  • Practice (6 ECTS)
  • Seminars in Bioengineering (6ECTS)
  • Specialty Practicum (9ECTS)
  • Synthetic Biology Group Project (3EAP)
  • Cultivation and Fermentation Practical Course
  • Biotechnology Practical Course in Collaboration with Enterprise “Icosagen”

Elective module (12 ECTS)

Optional courses (6 ECTS)

Master’s thesis (30 ECTS)

Lecturers

Ilona Faustova, Head of Programme. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in the natural and exact sciences or in the field of medicine
  • English language proficiency 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Tuition waivers and monthly stipends available.

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