MASTER DEGREE IN MOLECULAR BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOINFORMATICS (Classe LM-8)
The MB&B Master degree aims at providing students with advanced skills in molecular biotechnology, computational biology and bioinformatics, with a strong focus on the most advanced tools and approaches for the analysis of genomes, proteomes and metabolomes. The main goal of the MB&B Master degree is to equip students with a broad theoretical and practical background, necessary to tackle any biological/biotechnological problem.
Degree classification - Denomination and code: LM-8 Industrial biotechnologies
Degree title: Master Degree
Course duration: 2 years
Credits required for admission: 180
Total number of credits required to complete programme: 120
Access procedures: open, subject to entry requirements
Requirements for admission
Students with an Italian University degree
The MB&B Master degree can be accessed by graduates of Laurea Triennale belonging to the L-2 class (Biotechnology) and previous class 1 (Biotechnology). It can also be accessed by any student with a Laurea Triennale providing a strong background (at least 60 University credits) in biotechnology-related subjects, i.e., subjects identified as “core disciplines” for the L-2 class of Laurea Triennale.
Students with a degree from a non-Italian institution:
The candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or University, and a strong knowledge in some (or all) of the following areas: genetics, molecular biology, microbiology, cell biology, biochemistry, chemistry.
All students must have a good knowledge of spoken and written English: they must hold a B1 level certification prior to enrollment. A B2 level certification (vantage or upper intermediate, as defined by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment) or, in alternative, an equivalent result at the Placement test offered by the University of Milan is required to attend the exam sessions. Knowledge of Italian is not required for attendance.
The personal curriculum of the applicants will be evaluated by an Admission Committee composed of the coordinator and at least two lecturers of the Master degree. The applicants will receive communication of their eligibility and will be allowed to enroll in the Master degree program. The Admission Committee might require an interview with the applicant in order to better assess their eligibility.
It is advisable to check for any possible updates about dates and times of examination the website: http://www.ccdbiotec.unimi.it
Head of Study Programme Prof. Paolo Landini
Tutors - Faculty
Prof. Federica Briani, David Horner (tutor for Erasmus programme), Martin Kater, Giulio Pavesi, Piero Morandini
Student information office
Università degli studi di Milano, Dipartimento di Bioscienze, via Celoria, 26 - 2° piano torre A, Milano.
Opening times: from Monday to Friday, 10-11:45 http://www.ccdbiotec.unimi.it