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Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)

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Through the interdisciplinary Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) master’s programme Biotechnology, internationally recognized instructors provide you with knowledge about technological processes occurring in biosystems as well as about the development and use of biotechnological applications and methods.

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Overview

The core areas are molecular biotechnology, biocatalysis, and environmental, food, enzyme and bioprocess technology. Students benefit from access to the excellently equipped laboratories and modern infrastructure.The Biotechnology program is offered at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz).

Content

  • You learn working and analytical methods used in the fields of microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and gene, enzyme and fermentation technology.
  • You carry out experiments at the cutting edge of science and technology.
  • You evaluate the results of experiments, identify problems and develop proposals for solutions.
  • You learn to critically analyse scientific data, interpret them responsibly and with integrity, and present them clearly.
  • You use modern information technologies.
  • You work in teams and present the results of projects or scientific work.

Career Options

Graduates are employed in leading positions in both the basic and applied sciences in academia and industry. Biotechnologists plan experiments and analyses, implement these, and examine existing solutions. Their problem-solving skills are needed for research and technological development.

Graduates work in the following areas:

  • industrial biotechnology,
  • chemical manufacturing using biocatalytic processes,
  • pharmaceutical research,
  • food technology,
  • environmental biotechnology,
  • agricultural research,
  • in relevant university and non-university research institutions, and
  • with public authorities or in public offices.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics
  • Bioprocess Technology
  • Environmental and Food Biotechnology
  • Enzyme and Protein Technology
  • Systems and Synthetic Biotechnology
  • Bioprocess Engineering
  • Environmental and Food Biotechnology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
95 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The admission of graduates of the NAWI Graz bachelor’s degree programme Molecular Biology is granted without further stipulations. Other preliminary studies, for which admission without stipulations is possible, can be found in the curriculum.
  • Graduates of all other degree programmes offered at the TU Graz or, in the case of a NAWI Graz programme, the University of Graz, also do not have to undergo the admission procedure. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • 363.36 Euro in the general admission period
  • 399.70 Euro in the additional admission period
  • 726.72 Euro for non-EU foreign nationals

Funding

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