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Undergraduate Programme in Biotechnology

240 ECTS credits credits


The Biotechnology and Bioengineering programmes at IQS focus on the areas of health care, industry and research.

This programme is oriented to discovering the biochemical and molecular mechanisms that determine the functioning of cells, tissues and living beings. You will also be trained in the industrial biotechnological product in order to detect and cure diseases, develop medical devices and improve health and human life.

Key Facts

Ability to understand and apply scientific knowledge in a specific scientific field.

Ability to apply the knowledge acquired professionally.

Ability to gather and understand relevant data to support logical arguments with empirical representations.

Ability to present ideas, problems and solutions to a specialized and lay audience.

Ability to pursue further studies with a greater level of independence.


The duration of the undergraduate programme is 4 years (8 semesters) and consists of 240 ECTS. The curriculum is designed for a full-time student to take 60 ECTS per academic year. The Permanent Committee of the Academic Board of the IQS School of Engineering will allow students to study part-time, provided they take a minimum of 30 ECTS per academic year.

Job Opportunity

Working in biotechnological companies in a wide variety of sectors: Industrial biotechnology, Agro-industry, Environment, Power, Food industry, Pharmaceutical industry, Diagnosis and Biomedicine.

Working in R+D+I teams using biotechnological tools to develop and apply products and services using organisms or biological components.

Public administration and education.

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