M.Sc. On Campus

Industrial and Environmental Biology

Hochschule Bremen

18 months
760 EUR/year
760 EUR/year
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The International Master's programme in Industrial and Environmental Biology at the Hochschule Bremen deepens the technical and methodological competences acquired through a Bachelor's degree in biology. 


About this Degree

Biology is involved in solving many problems of the present and future. Biologists are much in demand. In many areas, their scientific expertise is indispensable when it comes to finding cutting-edge solutions, e.g. for the conservation of our natural environment and biodiversity, sustainable use of all terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems, development of new materials, biomedicine and biotechnology, national and international nature conservation and blue sciences. As a graduate of the Industrial and Environmental Biology Master's programme from Hochschule Bremen, you will have the prerequisites to take on specialist and management tasks in many of these fields – a profession with a future! 

Career prospects in the field of Industrial Biology

  • Laboratory activities and management in diagnostics and hygiene laboratories 
  • Research and development of active substances in the pharmaceutical industry, activities in medical technology or in test procedures for diagnostics 
  • Quality management in the production of biotechnologically manufactured substances (food, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, industrial enzymes, etc.) or test procedures as well as medical product development 
  • Project and product development and management 
  • Marketing and public relations in pharmaceutical and biotech companies, project work with clinical research organisations, pharmaceutical or medtech consulting 
  • Areas surrounding sustainable production 
  • Doctorate 

Programme Structure

  • The module Mathematics and Statistics for Biologists is compulsory for all students. 
  • The remaining four modules are taught in consecutive blocks (4 weeks each).
  • The compulsory elective area enables students to supplement the range of subjects to suit their chosen specialisation.
  • The courses available come either from other degree programmes at the Hochschule Bremen or from other universities in the Bremen region. The range of compulsory elective subjects can vary from year to year.  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • University degree (overall grade 2.5 or ECTS grades A+ to C+) from the fields of biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, ecology or a related degree programme with a strong biology orientation
  • 210 ECTS credits (applicants with a university degree and 180 ECTS are offered the opportunity to acquire the missing 30 ECTS)
  • English B2

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    760 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 380 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    760 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 380 EUR per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Bremen

738 - 1106 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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