Laurea Magistrale in Biotecnologie per l’ambiente e lo sviluppo sostenibile

General

Programme Description

This degree programme is fully taught in Italian.

The master’s degree in Biotechnologies for Sustainable Development and the Environment prepares professionals responsible for the design, planning, development, management and control of systems, processes and the supply of services for environmental protection and the implementation of the use of renewable energy.

You will acquire skills that will enable you to work in the sector of industrial biotechnology in relation to the promotion of renewable resources and energy and within the field of planning and developing innovative solutions applied to industrial biotechnological processes. There are employment prospects for graduates in both Italy and abroad.

The program involves a multidisciplinary training programme with a practical approach, combining disciplines such as industrial, mechanical and energy engineering, analytical chemistry, applied microbiology, the assessment of risks and environmental impacts, environmental law and the economy of multi-utilities.

Why enrolling in this program

  1. This Master’s degree is based around a multidisciplinary training program with a highly practical approach. The course combines disciplines such as industrial, mechanical and energy engineering, analytical chemistry, applied microbiology, the assessment of risks and environmental impact throughout the life cycle of products and processes, environmental law and the economy of multi-utilities.
  2. Graduates will develop the necessary skills to work in the field of industrial biotechnologies, especially in the promotion of renewable resources and renewable energies, with regard to both the chemical, microbiological and engineering aspects of conversion and production processes, and will also learn to assess the environmental impact of these processes.

Professional profiles

  • Graduates can become researchers and specialists in laboratories and public and private research and development institutions, in the chemical and biotechnology industry for biomass processing, in multi-utility companies involved with industrial and environmental biotechnologies, or as secondary school science teachers.
  • Graduates with a master’s degree in Environmental Technologies for the Circular Economy typically find work in fields relating to the innovation and development of products and processes and the evaluation and management of complex systems, as both freelance professionals and working for service providers and public authorities.
Last updated May 2020

About the School

Originally established in 1868 as the first Business School in Italy, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is a modern university, which encompass a vast and varied array of undergraduate and graduate deg ... Read More

Originally established in 1868 as the first Business School in Italy, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is a modern university, which encompass a vast and varied array of undergraduate and graduate degrees, in addition to numerous PhD programmes and a wide selection of executive courses. Read Less