Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Bioengineering
Biotechnology
M.Sc.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  15 Jul
Summer semester:  15 Jan
Application Deadlines
1.5 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Course description


The Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Master's degree course is designed to build consecutively on a Bachelor’s degree course in Biotechnology (the interdisciplinary science that unites engineering, biology, chemistry, medicine, physics and other subdisciplines) It seeks to enhance students’ knowledge of pharmaceutical products and processes in response to industry needs, especially in pharmaceutical production and development. The degree course, which was certified by the accreditation organization ASIIN in 2015, also develops students’ interdisciplinary research and development skills.

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Biotechnology or a similar field.

Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (for applicants from non-EU countries).

If your first degree is in biology, pharmacology, or pharmacy, or in a related subject, you do not qualify to enrol in this Master’s degree course as you will not have taken any prior engineering courses.

Work Experience

Proof of particular professional experience (optional)

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
IELTS
min 5.5
TOEFL iBT
min 87
Cambridge
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: C
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: C
Cambridge
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: C
languageGerman
Goethe-Zertifikat
min A2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Knowledge of English language proven by Abitur - or Fachhochschulzeugnis (s. Auswahlordnung) or certificates about good performance in foreign countries.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



Applications are open from:
Winter semester:June 01 (German)June 01 (EU)June 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:December 01 (German)December 01 (EU)December 01 (Non EU)

Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


  1. First degree as Bachelor (in related disciplines) qualifying for a professional career or a comparable course of studies or a Diploma of a university with 210 CP.
  2. Knowledge of the English language (see language requirements).
  3. German language certificate level A2 by acknowledged institutions like Goethe-Institut.
  4. Applicants holding a first academic degree (bachelor, diploma, etc.) from non-EU-countries: Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  5. Curriculum vitae.
  6. Statement of motivation.
  7. Letter of recommendation from a university professor (optional).
  8. Proof of particular professional experience (optional).

If you completed your school education outside of Germany, you must send officially certified copies of your certificates to be reviewed by uni-assist BEFORE you can apply online to the HAW Hamburg. You will get a certificate - Vorprüfungsdokumentation (VPD) - from uni-assist that you must include with your application to the HAW Hamburg. Please apply early, as the VPD process can take 4-6 weeks.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website