Applied Biotechnology, Master

Applied Biotechnology, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The Master in Applied Biotechnology Applied Biotechnology programme is offered by the Polytechnic of Leiria Polytechnic of Leiria.

This course intends to provide students with advanced training in the field of Biotechnology to apply in the development and implementation of projects in the areas of pharmaceutical biotechnology, food biotechnology and marine biotechnology.

During the second year of the course, the student will carry out a research on a specific topic, which will be compiled in an internship / project /dissertation. The successful defense of this internship / project /dissertation will lead to a Master´s degree.

Accreditation

The programme is state accredited.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Data Analysis and Experimental Design 
  • Biocatalysts 
  • Bioethics 
  • Bioinformatics 
  • Biosseparations
  • Industrial Biotechnology 
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics Laboratories 
  • Biomarkers 
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Applied microbiology

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

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Academic Requirements

May apply to the study cycle, leading to master’s degree:

  • Holders of an academic bachelor’s  degree following a 1st cycle of studies organized according to the principles of the Bologna process in the area of Marine Biology and Biotechnology, and related areas;
  • Holders of a bachelor’s degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of a degree by the Scientific-Technical Council of ESTM in the area of marine biology and biotechnology or related areas;
  • Holders of an academic, scientific or professional curricula who is recognized as attesting the capacity to carry out this cycle of studies by the Scientific-Technical Council of ESTM.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    1140 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1140 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Application fee:60 €

Funding

Merit Base Scholarship: A Merit Based Scholarship is a financial award that IPLeiria gives to international students based on academic records meaning that student will only have to pay partly of tuition fee.

Cooperation for Development Scholarship| Requisites and criteria: A Cooperation for Development Scholarship is a financial award that IPLeiria gives to international students meaning that student will only have to pay 50% of tuition fee.

Technology Scholarship: A +Technology Scholarship is a financial award that IPLeiria gives to international students meaning that student will only have to pay 50% of tuition fee.

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