Biotechnology

The second degree of this study program provides advanced knowledge in the field of biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, genetics, gene engineering, biosyntheses and transformation of microorganisms, biocatalysis, enzymology and enzyme engineering, bioengineering, bioanalytical methods, as well as fermentation technology – beer, wine, alcohol and bio-ethanol production, environmental and pharmaceutical biotechnology. An important part of the study program is focused on individual laboratory research practice in particular area like fermentative production of organic acids, lipids, pigments, beer, wine or bio-ethanol fermentation, bioconversion and transformation of metabolites, environmental or pharmaceutical biotechnology, production of metabolites for pharmaceutical, medical or food purposes, as well as genetic manipulations. This master's degree program enables to the graduate to be adaptable when employed either in research, development, marketing, industrial and laboratory practice or to continue in the next study.

Graduate has complex knowledge of the key disciplines of natural sciences and a technical view on the gathered skills when applied in industry or research laboratory practice. Graduate is able to analyze physical and chemical phenomena; interpret the principles of processes applied in various branches of food processing, pharmaceutical and other biotechnological industries; masters the methods for cultivation of microorganisms, preparation, isolation and analyse of metabolites, methods and techniques for producer genome modification, and the principles, methods and working techniques employed in various types of chemical, microbiological, biochemical, genetic, environmental, and bioanalytical laboratories, and in industry. Graduate is able to manage the working teams, is able to understand at least one world language, has skills to operate basic PC applications and the practical aspects of information technologies, with main scientific, social, economic, commercial and ethical issues associated with development and expansion of the biotechnology, principal knowledge of management, law and economy.



Prospects of graduates

Graduate from this master study program has an appropriate qualification for further PhD studies in successive or related study programs, or may be employed in the fields of the industry, science and marketing areas. The versatility of this master degree provides the graduate student the opportunity to be employed in all countries of the European Union in research institutions, in biotechnology factories focused on fermentation technologies, drug development, human and animal nutrition, or environmental protection. Graduate may be employed also in the fields of development, production, analysis, storage and sale of various chemical products and materials, food, beverages and bio-fuels. The understanding of the physical principles of various analytical and diagnostic techniques enables the graduate to work as the operator of clinical equipments in hospitals. The skills in technical terminology and the language training enable the graduate to find an application in the sectors dealing with product certification, environmental monitoring, hygiene, metrology, or technical translation. 

Guarantor: prof. Ing. Ján Šajbidor, DrSc., e-mail: jan.sajbidor@stuba.sk



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Conditions of admission

Podmienky prijatia nájdete na stránke Informácie pre uchádzačov o štúdium na FChPT v dokumente Ďalšie podmienky prijatia na štúdium inžinierskych študijných programov na Fakulte chemickej a potravinárskej technológie STU v Bratislave.



Conditions for international students

The tuition fee for study in English is 3500 EUR (http://www.stuba.sk/english/degree-students/legislation.html?page_id=2021)



Without entrance examinations
yes

Coordinator for students with specific needs

Mgr. Eva Danášová, eva.danasova@stuba.sk



Form of entrance exam

determined by the study programme's guarantor



  • Apply the application for study

    15.02.2021 - 31.05.2021

  • Submit additional application form

    01.06.2021 - 09.08.2021

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Anticipated number of applicants to be accepted
30


Current number of filed applications:
46


Additions
  • Bachelor diploma
  • kópiu dodatku k vysokoškolskému diplomu alebo kópiu výpisu absolvovaných predmetov s kreditovým hodnotením
  • kópiu potvrdenia o zaplatení poplatku za materiálne zabezpečenie prijímacieho konania


Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: cost free
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 800 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 20 €
E-application form: 20 €

Billing information

Name of the Bank: Statna pokladnica
IBAN: SK7881800000007000081471
SWIFT: SPSRSKBA
Message for recipient: Surname, PK 2021/2022
Owner of the Account: FCHPT STU, Radlinskeho 9, 812 37 Bratislava, Slovakia

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Detail of the study program

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Last update: 31.08.2021 02:54

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