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Bioengineering

University of Tartu

M.Sc.
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.

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)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
5.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
75 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
59 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

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

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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