MABiotecnologie per l’ambiente e lo sviluppo sostenibile
|Study location||Italy, Mestre|
|Type||Master's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€2,100 per year|
|Application fee||€20 one-time
This non-refundable fee allows you to apply for admission to a maximum of three programmes of study.
Bachelor's diploma (or higher)
A minimum three-year undergraduate degree is required.
Admission to this master’s degree programme is subject to your possession of specific minimum curricular requirements. A Teaching Committee will evaluate your undergraduate transcript of records to determine if you possess the necessary background knowledge to be admitted. Please check this programme’s minimum curricular requirements to find out if you could be a suitable candidate.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
If your documents are not in English or Italian, please upload the original documentation or a verified copy of it AS WELL AS a professional translation in English or Italian. You can obtain professional translations either in your country or in Italy, and they can be issued by professional translators, a local court of law or court interpreters.
You can apply to this programme even if you have yet to obtain a language certification, but in order to complete your enrolment you will need to provide one or take a preliminary Italian language test organised either on Skype or on campus before the academic year begins.
You are exempted from needing to provide evidence of your proficiency in Italian if:
Chinese Marco Polo students can provide language certification indicating either a B1- or a B2-level knowledge of Italian. Chinese Marco Polo students enrolling with a certified B1-level knowledge of Italian must achieve a certified B2-level knowledge of the language by the end of the first year of their studies.
Please note: Ca’ Foscari University does not conduct any test to assess your knowledge of English as part of the application procedure.
At least 2 reference(s) should be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This programme trains you to be a professional capable of working to protect the environment and implement the use of renewable energies by preparing you to design, plan, evaluate, manage and control the kinds of systems, processes and services linked to these activities.
The curriculum explores the different applications of environmental processes and applied research with a quantitative approach. It particularly focuses on ways to transform materials and energy that maximise production yield and minimise risk and environmental impact with a view to achieving environmental – but also economic and social – sustainability and implementing the circular economy concept.
Through the programme, you develop relevant skills thanks to the multidisciplinary yet practical approach employed. The course combines disciplines such as industrial, mechanical and energy engineering, analytical chemistry, applied microbiology, the assessment of risks and environmental impacts throughout the life cycle of products and processes, environmental law and the economy of multi-utilities.
Explore this programme’s study plan
This programme includes the following components:
- course work
- curricular internship
- final thesis
You can request to spend one or two semesters at a partner university through Ca’ Foscari’s exchange programmes.
Your curricular internship can be carried out either in Italy or abroad.
Graduates typically find work in fields relating to the innovation and development of products and processes and the evaluation and management of complex systems, either as freelance professionals or by working for service providers and public authorities.
Graduates are prepared to launch careers as researchers or specialists at laboratories and public and private research and development institutions operating in chemical industries, the biotechnology industry for biomass processing or multi-utility companies involved with industrial and environmental biotechnologies.
They can also supplement their preparation with a teacher training course in order to become an upper secondary school science teacher.