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Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering - Biotechnology

Aalto University

24 months
Duration
15000 EUR/year
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About

The Master’s Programme in Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering - Biotechnology at Aalto University provides a strong multidisciplinary knowledge-base in biotechnology and bioengineering, and the tools for applying it in research and business environment.

Overview

Biotechnology is an enabling technology that ranges from the design of new biopharmaceuticals and production of novel biosynthetic materials and biochemicals to the use of cutting-edge synthetic biology concepts. Bioprocess development and modelling is an integral part of modern biotechnology.

Career opportunities

The Master’s Programme in Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering - Biotechnology at Aalto University stands out with its close collaboration with industry, specifically in the form of real-life assignments and projects. Many industry collaborators also give lectures in various courses.

Furthermore, field trips and excursions to companies and research institutes in the field provide new perspectives to learning. This keeps the alumni-student relations strong, forming a tight network that is welcoming of students, resulting in a high employment rate of fresh graduates.

Most graduates begin to follow three typical career paths, ending up as either academically-oriented researchers, industry experts or entrepreneurs. Most of our students get the opportunity to write their master’s thesis at a company or in research institutes both within and outside Finland.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Metabolism
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Bioprocess Technology
  • Cell Factory
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Various laboratory courses

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA of the bachelor’s degree
  • Transcript(s) of records, degree certificate(s)
  • Motivation letter
  • Curriculum vitae, recommendation letters, proof of employment, publications

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 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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