The aim of the Biochemistry program at the Sapienza University of Rome is to create a professional figure that operates at the interface between Biology and Chemistry, in applied and basic research, and for the production of goods and services. Biochemistry as a subject of study is present in a number of Italian university courses, however this is the very first Master’s Degree programme in Italy which focuses on this discipline and has unique characteristics compared to other Biotechnologies programmes. The use of English as teaching language is aimed at promoting incoming and outgoing international mobility. The degree programme provides in-depth theoretical knowledge of the main fields of Biochemistry, biochemical methodologies and biotechnologies, as well as a solid practical preparation, thanks to the presence of laboratory classes. Teaching activities are integrated with seminars delivered by specialists from public and private research institutions and from industry.
Practical skills will be further developed during the laboratory placement, aimed at the preparation of the experimental thesis, which can be carried out in academia or in public and private research institutions. Graduates in Biochemistry will be able to apply their knowledge and skills in further studies such as specialisation courses and Ph.D. programmes, and in several work contexts. The main employment opportunities concern roles of responsibility in the fields of research, production of goods and marketing in the pharmaceutical, biomedical and agri-food industries, with particular attention to those oriented towards sustainable biotechnological processes, which will offer greater employment opportunities in the future.
- Bioorganic Chemistry
- Cellular Biochemistry
- Structure and Function of Macromolecules
- Microorganism and Plant Biochemistry
- Physiopathology and Pharmacology
- Bioinformatics and Data Handling
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Degree in Biotechnologies (L-2 Class), in Biological Sciences (L-13 Class) or in the corresponding classes activated in compliance with Ministerial Decree of November 3, 1999, no. 509; or degree in other classes and at least 72 ECTS acquired altogether
- Candidates holding a foreign degree may be admitted to the interfaculty master’s degree programme in Biochemistry if they have achieved at least a three-year bachelor’s degree in the sectors of biological sciences or biotechnologies and have a basic knowledge of mathematics and physics
- A good knowledge of written and spoken English (at least B-2 level according to the CEFR - Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) is mandatory
International2924 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2924 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA2924 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2924 EUR per year during 24 months.
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