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Top 11 Master Degrees in Biotechnology 2019/2020

Master's degree programs typically require an undergraduate degree to be completed before it is possible to enroll. It usually takes one or two years to earn a master's degree, although graduates often enjoy significant career benefits, including higher salary and qualification for more advanced positions.

What is a Master in Biotechnology? Biotechnology is a field of study that combines scientific and engineering disciplines. The healthcare field incorporates many machines and equipment to treat and diagnose patients. Those studying biotechnology are prepared to develop, repair, or operate these machines. There are several further specializations that students can choose depending on the career they eventually wish to pursue. It is possible to lean primarily on the biology or engineering side of biotechnology.

One of the most significant ways students benefit from studying for a Master in Biotechnology is the skills they develop. These skills, which can include critical thinking and evaluation, mechanical understanding, and a scientific mind, may make it possible to earn a higher salary and enter more appealing positions.

It is wise to research how much it will cost to earn a master's degree. There are many factors that affect the exact tuition and fees. These factors can include the chosen school and program, the country of study, and the length of the program.

Because biotechnology is a varied field, there are many different career options for those who complete a master's degree in this field. The most common position is biomedical engineer, although it is also possible to become a biophysicist, chemist, or biochemist. Studying biotechnology may also open up unique opportunities as a doctor or physician. Finally, many careers in agriculture are also possible, such as agricultural engineer, soil and plant scientist, or food scientist.

Students interested in this degree may find programs online or in person, depending on their personal needs. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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11 Results in Biotechnology

Northern (Arctic) Federal University

The area of ​​professional activity of masters: research, production and use of enzymes, viruses, microorganisms, cell cultures of plants and animals ... [+]

The Master program - Industrial Biotechnology and Bioengineering Place of study: Institute of Pure and Applied Chemistry (ITiPH), Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after MV Lomonosov, Arkhangelsk, Russia Education: Master

Qualification of the graduate: Master of engineering and technology The area of professional activity of masters:

research, production and use of enzymes, viruses, microorganisms, cell cultures, plants and animals, and products of their biosynthesis biotransformation; the creation of technologies for the production of new products, including products obtained using microbial synthesis, biocatalysis, gene engineering and nanobiotechnology; the development of scientific and technical documentation and technical regulations for the production of biotechnological products; the implementation of biotechnological processes and production in accordance with the legislative and regulatory compliance of national and international regulations; organization and carrying out quality control of raw materials, intermediate products and finished products. ... [-]
Russia Arkhangelsk
September 2019
Russian
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

At the end of this qualification, students will have produced a research dissertation. ... [+]

At the end of this qualification, students will have produced a research dissertation.

Admission requirements

A BTech Biomedical Technology or an equivalent qualification.

Contact details

Name: Ms Ingrid van der Westhuyzen Tel: 011 559 6263 / Email: ingridv@uj.ac.za

Registration and Start Dates

Registration starts in January and lectures in February for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate course work programmes.

All research programmes for Masters and PhD can register throughout the year.

End Date: Academic starts in January and ends in December. Programme deadline is determined by the duration of the programme.

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South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
University of Bologna

The international master degree in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology provides high levels of theoretical knowledge, technological and experimental expertise to design, conduct ... [+]

The international master degree in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology provides high levels of theoretical knowledge, technological and experimental expertise to design, conduct and manage research and development activities in biotechnologies applied to health, for the design, characterization, production, analysis and formulation of innovative and biotechnological drugs, vaccines, diagnostic devices.

5 reasons to enrol on the degree program Biotechnologies will soon provide most of the chances to improve human health: research in the pharmaceutical biotechnology is in the leading edge. It will give you the knowledge and dynamic expertise on all aspects relevant to pharmaceutical biotechnology, from ideas' development to their realization. Close interaction with teachers will give you the best opportunities to pursue your interests in an international environment. Most courses will include practical laboratory lessons, and you will acquire sound basic knowledge coupled with advanced laboratory skills. You will have the opportunity to attend research labs within the university or biotechnological companies, both in Italy as well as abroad. Admission Requirements ... [-]
Italy Bologna
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Kaiserslautern

To run their medical equipment, hospitals, clinics, and large practices require specialists fully trained in the basics of modern medicine and operation of high-tech medi ... [+]

Expert partner for the use of medical equipment

To run their medical equipment, hospitals, clinics, and large practices require specialists fully trained in the basics of modern medicine and operation of high-tech medical devices. This opens up a highly interesting field of work for engineers or scientists that are also trained in medical physics. Their solid university education just needs to be supplemented with the necessary interdisciplinary specialist knowledge in medicine and physics here.

This makes them the ideal partner for physicians using high-grade medical equipment. Alongside potential for working at medical facilities, further fields of application include research and development of medical equipment and procedures, testing, monitoring, and maintenance, as well as sales, training, etc.... [-]

Germany Kaiserslautern
October 2019
German
Part-time
6 semesters
Online & Campus Combined
Grenoble Ecole de Management

Advanced Master Course format alternates classroom study with work experience. Program certified by the French National Register of Professional Certifications (RNCP) ... [+]

Overview PROGRAM DURATION 15 months DEGREE LEVEL Advanced Master Course format alternates classroom study with work experience. Program certified by the French National Register of Professional Certifications (RNCP) ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Master’s degree or Doctorate, Bachelor’s degree (with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience) FULL PROGRAM FEES € 16,900 Objectives All courses are taught in English

Graduates with degrees in pharmacology and the life sciences are finding a challenging and changing landscape when it comes to their careers. Companies are increasingly searching for people who are not only strong technically but can also understand, lead, and manage, different business functions. This requires a broad skillset and a practical mentality, which is becoming harder and harder to find.... [-]

France Grenoble
September 2019
15 months
Campus
Hasselt University

The Master of Biomedical Sciences focuses on state-of-the-art methodology, knowledge, insight and academic skills, enabling graduates to unravel the molecular mechanisms ... [+]

The 21st century started as the century of molecular life sciences. Ever since the 1990s when scientists greatly improved our insights into the molecular basis of life processes, the life sciences have developed at a tremendous rate. Various breakthroughs, including the mapping of the human genome, are leading to the rapid development of inter-relationships between formerly autonomous scientific disciplines such as genetics, medicine, pharmacology, biology, and environmental science.

This creates new prospects for the academic and business worlds. Investments are huge: all over the world, universities, research institutes, and businesses are launching new research initiatives, teaching programs and business-related activities.... [-]

Belgium Hasselt Diepenbeek
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
EADA Business School Barcelona

The Master in Pharmaceutical & Biotech Management is a cutting-edge programme covering the most recent developments in the pharmaceutical, biotech and life science in ... [+]

What is Master in Pharmaceutical & Biotech Management about?

The Master in Pharmaceutical & Biotech Management is a cutting-edge programme covering the most recent developments in the pharmaceutical, biotech and life science industry. EADA offers you the opportunity to join a top-ranked business school in the city centre of Barcelona, one of the European hubs of the sector.

At EADA, you learn qualitative and quantitative skills that provide added value to your profile in the industry. Classes are small and diverse, and participants learn from experienced faculty using the case study method.

The core courses take place in the first and second trimesters, with the opportunity to discover where your interest lies during the professional concentrations offered in the third trimester: Pharmaceutical, Consumer Healthcare, Biotechnology, Medical Devices, and eHealth.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Full-time
10 months
Campus
University of Wroclaw

Second level studies in Medical Biotechnology at the Faculty of Biotechnology enable students to develop skills in solving problems arising in experimental work. Individu ... [+]

Second level studies in Medical Biotechnology at the Faculty of Biotechnology enable students to develop skills in solving problems arising in experimental work. Individual master's dissertation projects coordinated by the Faculty's research and teaching staff serve this purpose. The second cycle program reflects the specificity and high quality of scientific research of the Faculty's 15 research groups.

What can you learn?

A graduate of Medical Biotechnology:

Possesses comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of biological sciences, in particular of biochemistry and medical biotechnology, that is essential to perform professional duties in an interdisciplinary manner Is proficient in using bioinformatics tools and literature in the English language in his or her professional work; Is prepared to discuss scientific issues; Knows how to arrange individual and teamwork in the laboratory in accordance with the principles of bioethics and safety; Has knowledge of the implementation of research and application projects, Knows the principles for the creation and development of individual entrepreneurship and is well informed in the market of biotech companies; Is able to facilitate his or her further learning and career planning; Speaks English at B2+ level and uses professional English vocabulary related to biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, and biotechnology. ... [-]
Poland Wrocław
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
The University of Western Australia

Unique in Australia, this course offers a thorough grounding in state-of-the-art biotechnology in combination with training in the enterprise, commercialization and intel ... [+]

Unique in Australia, this course offers a thorough grounding in state-of-the-art biotechnology in combination with training in enterprise, commercialization and intellectual property (IP) protection with specializations in either Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Environmental Biotechnology, Genetics, and Breeding or Genetics and Genomics.

Using world-leading research staff, business experts and mentors in biotechnology companies, you're provided with the fundamental academic and business skills needed to make a significant contribution to the biotechnology sector.

About The Course

Biotechnology is rapidly becoming central to our lives. The use of plants, animals, and bacteria, enhanced by areas such as genetics and genomics gives rise to new food, fiber and chemical production routes, new strategies for environmental protection and stewardship as well as training the next generation of biomolecular scientists. This is a signature program that set us apart from other universities by offering a thorough grounding in state-of-the-art biotechnology and combining this with training in enterprise and commercialization. This includes developing the theory of genetics and molecular biology in parallel with skills training in practical techniques such as genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, recombinant DNA methods, and basic and advanced bioinformatics.... [-]

Australia Crawley
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
University of Wollongong

The Master of Medical Biotechnology is designed for students who seek knowledge and technological expertise in specific areas of cell and molecular biology, which is the ... [+]

Course summary

The Master of Medical Biotechnology is designed for students who seek knowledge and technological expertise in specific areas of cell and molecular biology, which is the basis for modern biotechnological research and development.

What you will study

This degree will integrate your work practice skills to allow you to translate your skills into career-ready attributes. Subjects give an introduction to the basic elements of modern cell and molecular biology before proceeding to intensive training in current biotechnology and its application to the fields of medicine, agriculture and molecular biology.

This degree

This degree is designed through the lens of global perspectives in science where you will also be exposed to emerging technologies such as the use of drones, artificial intelligence AI, coding and virtual reality (Google VR) in science data collection and analysis during your first-year core subjects.... [-]

Australia Wollongong
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Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
University Vita-Salute San Raffaele

This 2-Year Master’s Degree in Biotechnology and Medical Biology bridges theoretical knowledge to hands-on training in biological research, with an emphasis on biological ... [+]

Presentation

This 2-Year Master’s Degree in Biotechnology and Medical Biology bridges theoretical knowledge to hands-on training in biological research, with an emphasis on biological processes underpinning human physiology and pathology.

Our Master Graduates will be exposed to intensive training in the research laboratories of the San Raffaele Scientific Institute (or in linked institutions in Italy and abroad) culminating in the discussion of a written dissertation. Thus, our Master Graduates will be leading through a short yet complete research project; they will personally know what and why to look for, how to design a research project, how to generate and interpret data, and how to communicate their results to other researchers, through both oral and written presentations in English. ... [-]

Italy Milan
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus