MScSustainable Industrial Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
|Study location||Italy, Siena, Via Aldo Moro, 2 - 53100 - email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Industrial biotechnology (JACS J740)
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||MSc (LM-8 Industrial Biotechnologies)|
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.
Bachelor/Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Candidates are required to hold a three-year degree (B.A.)
The curricular requirements are met by having a degree in one of the following fields of study:
The admission of international students will be decided by the EC or by its delegate through an analysis of the curriculum, possibly integrated by an interview, including via computer.
Selective assessment test
After the evaluation
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
Procedures at the Italian Diplomatic Representatives
EU citizens – Non EU citizens with regular permit to stay – Italians with degrees obtained abroad
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): World.
In order to take the MSc courses, students must have an adequate knowledge of the English language, at minimum B2 level, as established by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Students can demonstrate the required knowledge level either through an approved international certification (see the list) of international certifications recognized by the University of Siena), or by passing a B2 level exam at the Centro Linguistico di Ateneo (CLA).
After enrolment in Siena, students having an international certification must present it to the CLA office. The CLA is located in Piazza San Francesco 7, Siena (more details can be found in the related website).
For students who are obliged to pass the B2 exam, the University of Siena offers B2 level courses. Dates of the exams and timetables of the courses are reported in the CLA website. The timetable of the English courses is also included in the MSc courses timetable.
Students are strongly encouraged to pass the B2 exam as soon as possible in order to be able to fruitfully take the MSc courses.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The Master’s Degree in Sustainable Industrial Pharmaceutical Biotechnology is intended to train a new expert in the pharmaceutical biotechnology sector that will have advanced scientific and professional skills, endowed with a strong interdisciplinary character, in different areas of the biotechnological industry. The new hybrid and multicompetent professional figure will be able to hold roles of increasing responsibility in the research, development and management fields of a crucial industrial sector.
The enrolled student of the new Master’s Degree in Sustainable Industrial Pharmaceutical Biotechnology is therefore a student who will have to develop highly multidisciplinary knowledge, based on advanced bio-molecular scientific and technical basis on the most innovative and sustainable features of the industrial biotechnology field. A master student that will also acquire knowledge on international managerial skills as well as on the European directives and regulations to allign pharmaceutical biotechnological companies to sustainable development. Lastly, a graduate who will hold, at the end of her/his master’s course, the 10 top skills as recommended by the third World Economic Forum.
Big Data Challenges of Industry 4.0, Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Personalized and Precision Medicine will have a strategic role in the technological innovation of the Biotech-pharma, Agrifood, Bioeconomy and bio-based Industry. They will revolutionize public and private sectors, reshaping new boundaries and designing new horizons both for companies and for research. The enrolled student of the new Master’s Degree will be able to apply AI-based technologies for the processing, integration and analysis of data deriving from the biotech and pharmaceutical fields, in order to provide predictions of or recommendations for diagnosis, therapy, health status, lifestyle, nutrition by defining new models and improving therapeutic outcomes, in view of a sustainable development of the biotech-pharma sector. The renewal of industrial capitalism has to make use of such digital technologies for the innovative design of goods and services.
Innovative and immersive training methods by means of Virtual and Augmented Reality in the Biotech-pharmaceutical sector, Agrifood and bio-based industries will also be implemented.
The course is entirely taught in English.
MIUR degree class: LM-8 Second cycle degree in Industrial Biotechnologies
Duration in years: 2
We have the ambition to educate a novel polyvalent, multi-competent, cross-cutting professional playing responsibility roles for the biotech-pharma sector.
The student of SIPB will therefore gain highly multisectorial and multidisciplinary knowledge on an solid bio-molecular advanced scientific basis over the most innovative and sustainable green bio-industrial scenario.
A graduate with acquired international management and regulatory competence related to sustainable development.
Finally, a graduate possessing the 10 top skills indicated by the third World Economic Forum.