The objective of Ghent University's Cell and Gene Biotechnology is to train scientists to become responsible and professional bioscience engineers who can work in multidisciplinary teams and who are equipped with creative concept problem-solving skills, a firm basis for an engineering way of thinking in cell- and gene biotechnology and knowledge of tools and methods in molecular biology, bio-informatics and biotechnology of humans, animals, plants and micro-organisms and their applications. The emphasis is on the exploitation of the living cell, industrial applications of genetic modification and molecular diagnostics.
The educational programme of Master of Science in Bioscience Engineering: cell and gene biotechnology is a good preparation for a managerial career in research and product development. Application areas are industrial fermentation processes, environmental remediation, food, fine chemicals, human health, plant cultivation, animal husbandry, pharmaceutical and biotechnological industry, which also reflect possible professional profiles.
- Biomedical biotechnology
- Plant biotechnology
- Industrial biotechnology
- Computational biology
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Apply before , International
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DisciplinesBio & Biomedical Engineering Biotechnology General Engineering & Technology View 53 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in Belgium
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- an academic diploma of Bachelor (or Master) of Science in Engineering (university level, minimum three years), with the main subject in Bio(science) Engineering or an equivalent to this.
International5744 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5744 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA962 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 962 EUR per year during 24 months.
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