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M2 Predictive and Integrative Animal Biology

12 months
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About

Students in the M2 Predictive and Integrative Animal Biology program at Paris-Saclay University are trained in applied animal sciences through an integrative approach to biology that mainly encompasses genetics, physiology and behaviour.

Overview

The aim in this M2 Predictive and Integrative Animal Biology program at Paris-Saclay University is to:

  • become proficient in using bioinformatics and biostatistics tools related to the previous learning outcome.
  • learn to model biological processes at various levels of spatio-temporal distribution.
  • adopt the scientific methodology and actively prepare for further studies in a laboratory context.
  • learn the issues surrounding animals (livestock, wild and domestic) and prepare for employment in the relevant sectors

Career prospects

  • Further doctoral studies (research professions), mainly in the broad field of animal biology.
  • Preparation for veterinary studies
  • Companies in the animal industry (particularly Nutrition / Food)
  • Companies in the genetic/breeding industries
  • Selecting Bodies
  • Conservation biology sectors

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles and methods in animal genetics
  • Biostatistics, models and software
  • Animal experiment, ethics and good practices in biology
  • Quantitative and statistical genetics
  • Modeling from organs to herd and resource allocation
  • Integrative analysis of reproduction
  • Genome analysis
  • Genetic diversity and population management
  • Precision livestock management: application of quantitative biology and predictive models

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First year of an accredited Master's degree in biology or equivalent at Master's level (Bac +4) or accredited veterinary studies diploma.
  • All transcripts of the years / semesters validated since the high school diploma at the date of application.
  • Curriculum EU (description of the units of education followed) of the last two years.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Motivation letter.
  • Certificate of English level (compulsory for non-English speakers).
  • Certificate of French (level B1, compulsory for non-French speakers).
  • Choice sheet of M2 (obligatory for the candidates registered in M1 at the University Paris-Saclay)
  • Referring contact information (compulsory for non-international applicants).
  • VAP file (obligatory for all persons requesting a valuation of the assets to enter the diploma).
  • Letter of recommendation from an internship supervisor

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Paris

1195 - 1778 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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