Interests that are a good basis for this study programme
You have an interest in the working methods and analytical techniques used in microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, genetic engineering, enzymology and fermentation technology. You also enjoy practical lab work. A subject-relevant first degree is a prerequisite for admission.
Biotechnology at the University of Graz
In this master’s programme, you will focus on the use of biosystems for applications in industry, agriculture, the environment, and medicine. It offers in-depth study of molecular biotechnology, environmental and food technology, enzyme technology and biocatalysis, and bioprocessing technology.
Doctoral Programme of Natural Sciences
The Doctoral Programme of Natural Sciences allows you to develop your own research interests further and to perfect your methodological skills. You will work independently to investigate academic questions and contribute to the development of knowledge and innovation in your subject area.
Preparation for a wide range of career paths
As a graduate of this master’s programme, you will be eligible for senior roles in basic and applied research in academic institutions and the industrial sector. Typical areas of employment include industrial biotechnology, chemical manufacturing using biocatalytic processes, pharmaceutical research and production, food processing, environmental biotechnology and the agricultural sector, universities and non-university research institutions, or public sector authorities and institutions.
Anyone who is not a graduate of the subject-relevant bachelor’s programme at the University of Graz has to apply for admission to the master's programme.
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