The profile of the Biotechnological Engineering programme at Polytechnic Institute of Bragança is organized into two major areas of specialization, microbial biotechnology (Microbial Physiology and Genetics; Microbial Associations and Biofertilizers, Biomass and Bioenergy; Industrial Microbiology) and agricultural biotechnology (Microbial Associations and Biofertilizers, Genetically Modified Organisms; Biomass and bioenergy Production; Molecular Diagnostic Methods; Biopesticides and Biocontrol; Biofactories, Bioproducts and Innovation).
Key learning outcomes
The degree of "mestre" (master) in Biotechnological Engineering, is awarded to those students that demonstrate, in this field, the ability to:
Occupational profiles of graduates
The degree of "mestre" (master) in Biotechnological Engineering belongs to the education and training area of Technologies.Access to further studies
The degree of "mestre" allows to proceed to 3rd cycle studies, according to the diagram of the Portuguese Higher Education System, provided by NARIC and presented in section 8 of the Diploma Supplement.
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Admission requirementsThe holders of the licenciado degree or legal equivalent, the holders of a foreign academic degree and the holders of a relevant academic, scientific or professional curriculum vitae may apply to the 2nd cycle of studies, as stated in the description of the Portuguese Higher Education System, provided by NARIC and presented in section 8 of the Diploma Supplement.
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