Official master's degree in Biological and Environmental Engineering

Training of professionals and researchers that integrate chemical engineering concepts in the fields of industrial biotechnology and environmental engineering

Content Official Master's Degree in Biological and Environmental Engineering

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Master description

The master's degree in Biological and Environmental Engineering is made up of 90 ECTS credits and can be taken in 3 semesters minimum. The master's degree study plan, detailed below, does not include any specialisations. It consists of 84 compulsory credits for all students, 15 of which belong to the master thesis and 6 optional credits each student can choose from according to their training interests.

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Teaching timetable

See timetable here.

Study plan structure

Type Credits
Compulsory 69
Optional 6
Master Thesis 15


Module Credits Type
First year    
Analysis and Design of Chemical and Biological Reactors 6 OB
Bioprocess Engineering 6 OB
Computational Fluid Dynamics and Process Optimisation 9 OB
Design and Operation of Water Treatment Systems 9 OB
Environmental Sustainability in Processes and Products 6 OB
Industrial Production of Bioproducts 6 OB
Integrated Process Design 6 OB
Pilot-scale or Industrial-scale Practical Studies 6 OB
Cutting-edge Environmental Technologies 6 OT*
Synthetic Biology and Metabolic Engineering 6 OT*
Second year    
Applied Biocatalysis and Biotransformations 9 OB*
Bioremediation and Degradation of Industrial Pollutants 6 OB*
Master's Dissertation 15 OB*

* Optional, you must take 6 credits

OB: Compulsory
OT: Optional