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Technical University of Applied Sciences Ansbach


Applied Biotechnology

Subjects: Applied Biotechnology,Biotechnology

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
3 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
72 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
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Course description

Today's challenges demand modern biotechnology. To turn biotechnological discoveries into innovative and sustainable products, we must blend biotechnological expertise with management skills. In the Master's programme Applied Biotechnology (ABI), you will merge deep methodological and technical knowledge from biotechnology with essential management skills. This English-language study programme prepares you to handle laboratory and project management roles in biotechnological companies, institutions, and authorities. The curriculum covers a range of study subjects, ensuring you gain a comprehensive understanding of both the scientific and managerial aspects of biotechnology. By integrating these disciplines, the programme equips you to meet the demands of the industry effectively. In this programme, you will learn to navigate the complexities of biotechnological projects, from initial research to final implementation. The focus on practical skills and real-world applications ensures that you are ready to contribute meaningfully to the field. Whether you aim to work in a lab, manage projects, or lead teams, the Master's in Applied Biotechnology (ABI) provides the tools and knowledge you need to succeed.

Program Information

Study Location Ansbach
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 3 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 72 EUR
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Application Requirements

Language Requirements

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Applicants have to prove sufficient knowledge of the English language and basic knowledge of the German language. Since this course will be taught in English, language proficiency is absolutely necessary and proof of B2 level is compulsory. Native speakers are an exemption. Following certificates are accepted: • TOEFL score of 85 or higher (IELTS score of 6.5 or higher can also be accepted) • University Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE) Grade C • TOEIC Listening/Reading level 785; Speaking level 160; Writing level 15 • A grade of at least "good" in the module "Technisches Englisch“ or an equivalent English module completed at previous studies. 7. For non-native speakers, sufficient knowledge of the German language has to be proven by passing the language course GER A2 by achieving one of the following certificates: • Deutsches Sprachdiplom DSD Level 1 (Level GER A2/B1) • Goethe-Institut Level A2 certificate • Test DaF Level TDN 3/4 • DSH Zertifikat DSH-1 8. Further a letter of motivation (200 to 500 words in English or German) is mandatory.

Qualification Requirements

A successfully completed degree in a relevant field of studies or an equivalent degree obtained from a domestic or foreign university, which in general consists of 210 ECTS - yet at least 180 ECTS - is mandatory. Relevant studies include the fields of biology, bio-analytics, biotechnology, bio-process engineering, food technology, medical technology, molecular biology, pharmacy or a comparable degree. The board of examiners at Ansbach UAS decides about relevance or equivalency of a degree. 2. A proof of qualification has to be demonstrated with a degree according to nr. 1 with an overall grade of 2,5 or better. 3. For degrees awarded without credit point system, the total workload can be transformed into credit points, whereby one credit point corresponds to a workload of 30 hours. If a proof of working hours is lacking, 30 ECTS per theoretical semester can be approved. Practical semesters can be acknowledged with further 30 credit points, as far as these are equivalent in scope and type to a practical semester at Ansbach UAS. 4. If an applicant can provide a university degree or equivalent degree which was awarded with less than 210 - but at least 180 - ECTS, the prerequisite for completion of the Master's course is provision of the missing credit points from the range of courses offered at Ansbach UAS and according to the course regulations. Prerequisite for admission is the ability to provide the missing ECTS within a year after begin of studies (Art. 90 Para. 1 Sentence 4 BayHIG), otherwise the enrolment will be terminated. 5. Applicants for this Master's course, who cannot provide an overall examination result at the application deadline, must provide an official certificate issued by the previous university until September 30st for the winter term or March 14th for the summer term, latest. The document must certify successful completion of the degree, a preliminary average grade and the ECTS achieved by these previous studies.

Document Requirements

Required documents • Diploma of qualifying course of studies (See 1 and 2 in § 4 SPO ABI / HSAN-20231) • Study and examination regulations of qualifying course of studies (For degrees without ECTS only, see § 4 Para. 1 Nr. 3 SPO ABI / HSAN-20231) • Certificate of preliminary review documentation "Vorprüfungsdokumentation" (VPD) for Ansbach UAS (Foreign degrees only, see below) • English language certificates • German language certificates • Letter of motivation

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