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Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

Biotechnolοgу

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Bioengineering, Biology, Chemistry, Biotechnology
M.Sc.
Degree
90, 120
ECTS
English
English only
Language
Winter semester: 15 Jul
Summer semester: 15 Jan, 15 Feb - 01 Mar
Application Deadlines
1.5 - 2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Duration
Free
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Starting
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction 
Application:
uni-assist
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in the subject area, and at least 70 ECTS credits or 60 semester hours (SWS) of biological, biomedical, biochemical or biophysical subjects.

Required ECTS credits:

  • 210 ECTS credits - 7 semesters (for the master's program with a regular duration of 3 semesters), or
  • 180 ECTS credits - 6 semesters (for the master's program with a regular duration of 4 semesters).

Relevant bachelor programs are in particular Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Bioengineering, Molecular Biology, and research-oriented Human or Veterinary Medicine (with focus on one of the previously mentioned subjects). Bachelor's (or other) degrees in other areas of Human or Veterinary Medicine and in Pharmacy are not accepted.

Degrees without a thesis or an equivalent publication are not accepted. Applicants have to submit the thesis/equivalent publication during the application process (if the thesis/equivalent publication is not in English or German, you have to submit the paper(s) in the original language and to add a meaningful summary in English or Gеrman).

Work Experience

Proof of practical laboratory work of at least 18 weeks (e.g. during the thеsis).

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: At least B.
IELTS
min 6
TOEFL iBT
min 79
UNIcert
min II
Cambridge
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: At least C.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no

Additional information:
Only valid certificates are recognized, "medium of instruction certificates" and any kind of expired tests are not accepted. Applicants who have acquired their higher education entrance qualification in Germany or at a German school abroad can also submit a certificate of higher education entrance qualification, which shows English language skills at least at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Applicants with a higher education entrance qualification from Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, Great Britain incl. Northern Ireland or the United States of America do not have to submit separate proof of English language skills. Also, applicants who completed a secondary-level degree in English in Germany or in one of the above-mentioned countries are exempted from presenting a formal English language certificate.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


In 17 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction 
Admission Test/Interview:
None
Application:
uni-assist
Application Fee:

€ 75 for the first application, € 30 for each additional

Application Documents


  1. Your fully completed and signed online application form (either BTU's Online Application Portal or uni-assist).
  2. A simple copy of a document proving the completion of a bachelor's or higher level degree including a transcripts of records/list of subjects taken (if the original is not in English or German, then you need a translation to English or German from a sworn translator).
  3. A simple copy of the higher education entrance qualification (a translation to English or German from a sworn translator is required if the original is not in English or German).
  4. A concise up-to-date curriculum vitae with details about your educational history, lab experience, research interests, etc.
  5. Thesis or equivalent publication (if the thesis/equivalent publication is not in English or German, you have to submit the paper(s) in the original language and to add a meaningful summary in English or German).
  6. A proof of practical laboratory work (of at least 18 weeks).
  7. A proof of English language skills (see language requirements).
  8. A simple copy of passport/official personal identification.
  9. A simple copy of a valid residence permit for Germany, if available.
  10. APS (Akademische Prüfstelle/Academic Verification Office) certificate for Chinese, Vietnamese and Mongolian applicants.

German language skills are not required for the applicatiοn.

Location


1
Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website