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MScBiotechnology

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medbiotech.aok.pte.hu/about-the-school 

Overview

Program description:

The use of biotechnology in medicine is becoming ever more widespread under
continuous pressure from clinical needs. The development of sophisticated
diagnostic methods, effective drug design and personalized therapies all require
biotechnology.

Our programme has two practice-based tracks:
- medical biotechnology and
- pharmaceutical biotechnology.

Both tracks will equip graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to
excel in basic research, as well as the clinical and pharmaceutical applications of
biotechnology.

Entry requirements:
- Candidates must possess a BSc with strong background in biology related
subjects.
- Transcript of studies
- Minimally CEFR B2 level language exam certificate (TOFEL/IELTS, etc)
- Europass CV in English
- Motivation letter (introduction plus field of interest, etc.) in 3000 to 3500 characters.
- Copy of valid passport
- Medical certificate test with laboratory (HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis A, Chest X-ray), vaccination card

Entrance exam:
Yes

Type of entrance exam:
oral

Entrance exam location:
Electronic

Entrance exam description:
Applicants have to take an oral entrance exam either electronically (by Skype interview) or in person in Pécs. The main aspects of the interview are the applicant’s scientific fields and the basic knowledge of the research work. Admission will be given on basis of marks obtained in the entry exam interview.

Contact:
Ms Lívia Csidei
head of admissions
studentservice.centre@aok.pte.hu

Programme structure

Our programme has two practice-based tracks:

- medical biotechnology and

- pharmaceutical biotechnology.

Both tracks will equip graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in basic research, as well as the clinical and pharmaceutical applications of biotechnology.

The programme aims to deliver general knowledge in economics, management and business law. Although the course will cover mainly European Union practices, it will also discuss relevant issues specific for the USA, China and India.

Mid-term assignments: during the semester, regular checking of knowledge in a
written and/or oral form, sometimes reports, home assignments, essays, tasks to
be completed during class.


Grading in a given subject is done on a five point scale:
An excellent (5) – grade is assigned to the student who thoroughly knows the
entire subject matter in all of its inherent relationships and is able to
independently apply his/her knowledge with absolute certainty;
A good (4) – grade is assigned to the student who thoroughly knows the entire
subject matter of the course and can safely apply its content;
A satisfactory (3) – grade is assigned to the student who knows the significant
portions of the subject matter of the course and is able to apply them with
suitable safety;
A pass (2) – grade is assigned to the student who knows the significant parts of
the course on a satisfactory level and is able to damonstrate an acceptable level
of familiarity in the application of the content of the course;
A fail (1) – grade is assigned to the student who does not command sufficient
knowledge and demonstrate skill an applying the practices of his/her chosen
field.

Qualification – excellent (Exc), average (Av) or fail (Fail).
Signature – pass (Pass) or fail (Fail)

Career opportunities

Biotechnologist

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States