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MScBiologia sanitaria / Health biology

University of Siena
Italy, Siena
Department of Molecular and Developmental Medicine Italy, Siena, Istituti Biologici S.Miniato, via A. Moro - 53100
Tuition fee

The tuition fee is calculated according to the country of origin and ranges from a minimum of € 756 to a maximum of € 2,626 (per year). You can calculate the amount to be paid per year at this link.

Application fee €30 per programme

You will receive an e-mail with the payment instructions.

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The Master’s degree course in Health Biology has as its primary objective the training of a Biologist with specific skills in the field of Biomedical and Health Sciences.

The demand for this profile comes from the labor market and in particular from food analysis, genetic, histological and clinical biochemistry laboratories, in the public and private health sector and from structures that carry out research in the field of applied biomedical sciences (ex. pharmaceutical industries, small and medium enterprises in the diagnostic and biotechnology sector, etc.).

This course provides a suitable cultural basis for access to Bio sanitary Specialization Schools recognized by the Ministry of Health (necessary for the managerial career in both public and private laboratory), Research Doctorates in the biomedical field and II level Master.

Programme structure

The degree course in Health Biology is taught in Italian.

Class MIUR: LM-6 – Master’s Degree in Biology
Duration: 2 years
Credits: 120

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Career opportunities

This Master’s degree program prepares for employment in
- universities and public and private biomedical research institutions,
- pharmaceutical and diagnostic products industries,
- applied biotechnology laboratories,
- dietary-food industries,
- National Health System laboratories,
- toxicological and environmental study and detection centers;
- institutions responsible for the development of technical regulations or quality certification;
- industries interested in the development of biological and biochemical applications in the health field.
It also allows teaching in secondary school of I and II degree.

Apply now! First intake - Academic year 2020/21
Application deadline
Jan 15, 2020 23:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Sep 28, 2020
Apply now! Second intake - Academic year 2020/21
Application start
Feb 1, 2020
Application deadline
Apr 28, 2020 23:59
Europe/Rome time
Studies commence
Sep 28, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States