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MSc Common part

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Common Part

Follow the safety instructions BEFORE you start with the first lab practicals.


CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
ZSS-06000General Safety0.00CSM11WD, 4WD
ZSS-06100Laboratory Safety0.00CSM11WD, 4WD
BPE-60312Bioprocess Design12.00CSM11WD, 6WD





A - Spec. A - Cellular/Molecular Biotechnology

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

SSB-20306 is compulsory if not already taken in Bachelor; YFS-10801 on request after discussion with study adviser
RO-1: Choose at least 12 credits. Combination of BPE-33803 (Animal Cell Biotechnology) with BPE-34806 (Pharmaceutical Biotechnology) is not allowed.
RO-2: Choose 1 MSc thesis (before start students have to pass the minimum CS and RO1 requirements of this specialisation including the thesis preparatory courses).
RO-3: Choose 1 internship or an additional thesis of at least 24 credits at one of the chairs offering an internship as RO3.

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
SSB-20306Bioinformation Technology6.00CSM11MO, 5MO
MIB-30806Applied Molecular Microbiology6.00CSM12MO
BPE-12301National Excursion Biotechnology1.00RO1M11,2,3,4,5,6
BPE-21801International Excursion Biotechnology1.00RO1M11,2,3,4,5,6
MIB-31306Microbial Ecology6.00RO1M11AF
MOB-30306Control of Cellular Processes and Cell Differentiation6.00RO1M11AF
ORC-30306Applied Biocatalysis6.00RO1M11AF
YFS-10801Scientific Preparation Week for Food Science Programmes1.00RO1M11WD
CLB-30306Advanced Cellular Imaging Techniques6.00RO1M12AF
VIR-30306Molecular Virology6.00RO1M12AF
ABG-30306Genomics6.00RO1M12AF, 5AF
MIB-30303Research Methods Microbiology3.00RO1M13MO, 4AF
BPE-34806Pharmaceutical Biotechnology6.00RO1M13WD
MOB-31303Molecular Development3.00RO1M14MO
BPE-34306Metabolic Engineering of Industrial Microorganisms6.00RO1M14WD
HNH-34806Applied Nutrigenomics6.00RO1M15AF
PPH-30306Plant Cell and Tissue Culture6.00RO1M15AF
BPE-35306Microalgae Biotechnology6.00RO1M15MO
CBI-30806Immunotechnology6.00RO1M15MO
BPE-35803Marine Biotechnology3.00RO1M16AF
BPE-33803Animal Cell Biotechnology3.00RO1M16MO
GEN-30306Genetic Analysis Trends and Concepts6.00RO1M16WD
BCT-80436MSc Thesis Biobased Chemistry and Technology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
BIC-80436MSc Thesis Biochemistry36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
BPE-80336MSc Thesis Bioprocess Engineering36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
CBI-80436MSc Thesis Cell Biology and Immunology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
FHM-80436MSc Thesis Food Microbiology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
GEN-80436MSc Thesis Genetics36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
HMI-80336MSc Thesis Host-Microbe Interactomics36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
HNH-82436MSc Thesis Nutrition, Metabolism and Genomics36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
MIB-80436MSc Thesis Microbiology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
MOB-80436MSc Thesis Molecular Biology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
NEM-80436MSc Thesis Nematology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
ORC-80436MSc Thesis Organic Chemistry36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
PHP-80436MSc Thesis Phytopathology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
SSB-80336MSc Thesis Systems and Synthetic Biology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
VIR-80436MSc Thesis Virology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
BCT-70424MSc Internship Biobased Chemistry and Technology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
BIC-70424MSc Internship Biochemistry24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
BPE-70324MSc Internship Bioprocess Engineering24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
CBI-70424MSc Internship Cell Biology and Immunology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
FHM-70424MSc Internship Food Microbiology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
GEN-70424MSc Internship Genetics24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
HMI-70324MSc Internship Host-Microbe Interactomics24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
HNH-72424MSc Internship Nutrition, Metabolism and Genomics24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
MIB-70424MSc Internship Microbiology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
MOB-70424MSc Internship Molecular Biology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
NEM-70424MSc Internship Nematology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
ORC-70424MSc Internship Organic Chemistry24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
PHP-70424MSc Internship Phytopathology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
SSB-70324MSc Internship Systems and Synthetic Biology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
VIR-70424MSc Internship Virology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6





B - Spec. B - Food Biotechnology

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

RO-1: Choose at least 12 credits.
RO-2: Choose 1 MSc thesis (before start students have to pass the minimum CS and RO1 requirements of this specialisation including the thesis preparatory courses).
RO-3: Choose 1 internship or an additional thesis of at least 24 credits at one of the chairs offering an internship as RO3.

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
FHM-30806Advanced Fermentation Science6.00CSM15AF
FCH-31306Enzymology for Food and Biorefinery6.00CSM15MO
BPE-12301National Excursion Biotechnology1.00RO1M11,2,3,4,5,6
BPE-21801International Excursion Biotechnology1.00RO1M11,2,3,4,5,6
MOB-30306Control of Cellular Processes and Cell Differentiation6.00RO1M11AF
SSB-20306Bioinformation Technology6.00RO1M11MO
ABG-30306Genomics6.00RO1M12AF
MIB-30806Applied Molecular Microbiology6.00RO1M12MO
FHM-35806Advanced Food Microbiology6.00RO1M13WD
FPE-30806Sustainable Food and Bioprocessing6.00RO1M14WD
BIC-80436MSc Thesis Biochemistry36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
BPE-80336MSc Thesis Bioprocess Engineering36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
FCH-80436MSc Thesis Food Chemistry36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
FHM-80436MSc Thesis Food Microbiology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
FPE-80336MSc Thesis Food Process Engineering36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
MIB-80436MSc Thesis Microbiology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
SSB-80336MSc Thesis Systems and Synthetic Biology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
BIC-70424MSc Internship Biochemistry24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
BPE-70324MSc Internship Bioprocess Engineering24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
FCH-70424MSc Internship Food Chemistry24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
FHM-70424MSc Internship Food Microbiology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
FPE-70324MSc Internship Food Process Engineering24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
MIB-70424MSc Internship Microbiology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
SSB-70324MSc Internship Systems and Synthetic Biology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6





C - Spec. C - Medical Biotechnology

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

RO-1: Choose at least 6 credits. Combination of BPE-33803 (Animal Cell Biotechnology) with BPE-34806 (Pharmaceutical Biotechnology) is not allowed.
RO-2: Choose at least 6 credits. Combination of BPE-33803 (Animal Cell Biotechnology) with BPE-34806 (Pharmaceutical Biotechnology) is not allowed.
RO-3: Only for students following XEU courses. Choose 0 - 2 courses in consultation with your study adviser.
RO-4: Choose 1 MSc thesis (before start students have to pass the minimum CS, RO-1 and RO-2 requirements of this specialisation including the thesis preperatory courses). If you choose XEU80336 you have to choose XEU80324; for XEU education will take place at Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam.RO5: Choose 1 internship or an additional thesis of at least 24 credits at one of the chairs offering an internship as RO-5; if you choose XEU80336 you have to choose XEU80324; for XEU education will take place at Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam.

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
VIR-30306Molecular Virology6.00CSM12AF
CBI-30806Immunotechnology6.00CSM15MO
BPE-34806Pharmaceutical Biotechnology6.00RO1M13WD
HNH-27806General Medicine6.00RO1M14WD
MOB-30306Control of Cellular Processes and Cell Differentiation6.00RO2M11AF
HAP-31806Molecular Regulation of Health and Disease6.00RO2M11MO
SSB-20306Bioinformation Technology6.00RO2M11MO
HNH-23306Pharmacology and Nutrition6.00RO2M12MO
MIB-30806Applied Molecular Microbiology6.00RO2M12MO
MIB-30303Research Methods Microbiology3.00RO2M13MO, 4AF
MIB-32303Human Microbiome3.00RO2M14MO
MOB-31303Molecular Development3.00RO2M14MO
BPE-34306Metabolic Engineering of Industrial Microorganisms6.00RO2M14WD
ABG-30306Genomics6.00RO2M15AF
HNH-34806Applied Nutrigenomics6.00RO2M15AF
BPE-35803Marine Biotechnology3.00RO2M16AF
BPE-33803Animal Cell Biotechnology3.00RO2M16MO
BPE-12301National Excursion Biotechnology1.00RO2M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
BPE-21801International Excursion Biotechnology1.00RO2M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
MOB-31812Toolbox Molecular Biology12.00RO3M1/22WD, 6WD
BIC-31312Systems@Work: A Toolbox of Systems Biology12.00RO3M1/25WD, 6WD
SSB-31312Toolbox in Systems and Synthetic Biology12.00RO3M1/25WD, 6WD
BIC-80436MSc Thesis Biochemistry36.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
BPE-80336MSc Thesis Bioprocess Engineering36.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
CBI-80436MSc Thesis Cell Biology and Immunology36.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
FHM-80436MSc Thesis Food Microbiology36.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
GEN-80436MSc Thesis Genetics36.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
HAP-80436MSc Thesis Human and Animal Physiology36.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
HMI-80336MSc Thesis Host-Microbe Interactomics36.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
HNH-82436MSc Thesis Nutrition, Metabolism and Genomics36.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
MIB-80436MSc Thesis Microbiology36.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
MOB-80436MSc Thesis Molecular Biology36.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
NEM-80436MSc Thesis Nematology36.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
SSB-80336MSc Thesis Systems and Synthetic Biology36.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
TOX-80436MSc Thesis Toxicology36.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
VIR-80436MSc Thesis Virology36.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
XEU-80336MSc Thesis Molecular Medicine - part A36.00RO4M21,2,3,4,5,6
BIC-70424MSc Internship Biochemistry24.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
BPE-70324MSc Internship Bioprocess Engineering24.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
CBI-70424MSc Internship Cell Biology and Immunology24.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
FHM-70424MSc Internship Food Microbiology24.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
GEN-70424MSc Internship Genetics24.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
HAP-70424MSc Internship Human and Animal Physiology24.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
HMI-70324MSc Internship Host-Microbe Interactomics24.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
HNH-72424MSc Internship Nutrition, Metabolism and Genomics24.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
MIB-70424MSc Internship Microbiology24.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
MOB-70424MSc Internship Molecular Biology24.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
NEM-70424MSc Internship Nematology24.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
SSB-70324MSc Internship Systems and Synthetic Biology24.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
TOX-70424MSc Internship Toxicology24.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
VIR-70424MSc Internship Virology24.00RO5M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
XEU-80324MSc Thesis Molecular Medicine - part B24.00RO5M21,2,3,4,5,6





D - Spec. D - Process Technology

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

BCT-20306 is compulsory if not taken in Bachelor.
RO-1: Choose at least 12 credits.
RO-2: Choose 1 MSc thesis (before start students have to pass the minimum CS and RO1 requirements of this specialisation including the thesis preparatory courses ).
RO-3: Choose 1 internship or an additional thesis of at least 24 credits at one of the chairs offering an internship as RO-3.

Note: Students of this specialisation may apply for the EIT (European Institute of Technology) label in the area of Climate Innovation. This label is awarded if specific admission requirements are met and after completing extra curricular study activities such as attending a summer school and a series of seminars. Ask your study adviser for information.

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
FPE-31306Transfer Processes6.00CSM12AF
BCT-20306Modelling Dynamic Systems6.00CSM12MO
BPE-12301National Excursion Biotechnology1.00RO1M11,2,3,4,5,6
ORC-30306Applied Biocatalysis6.00RO1M11AF
ORL-20306Decision Science 16.00RO1M11AF
BCT-30806Physical Modelling6.00RO1M13WD
BPE-34806Pharmaceutical Biotechnology6.00RO1M13WD
BPE-36306Advanced Bioreactor Design6.00RO1M13WD
ORL-32806Sustainability Analysis6.00RO1M13WD
BIP-32803Biophysical Imaging3.00RO1M14MO
BPE-34306Metabolic Engineering of Industrial Microorganisms6.00RO1M14WD
BPE-36806Advanced Separation Process Design6.00RO1M14WD
FPE-30806Sustainable Food and Bioprocessing6.00RO1M14WD
MAT-31806System Identification: learning for decision and control6.00RO1M14WD
BCT-32306Advanced Biorefinery6.00RO1M15AF
PCC-31806Advanced Soft Matter6.00RO1M15AF
BPE-35306Microalgae Biotechnology6.00RO1M15MO
MAT-32306Systems and Control Theory6.00RO1M15MO
BPE-35803Marine Biotechnology3.00RO1M16AF
BPE-33803Animal Cell Biotechnology3.00RO1M16MO
BPE-21801International Excursion Biotechnology1.00RO1M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
BCT-80436MSc Thesis Biobased Chemistry and Technology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
BIC-80436MSc Thesis Biochemistry36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
BPE-80336MSc Thesis Bioprocess Engineering36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
ETE-80436MSc Thesis Environmental Technology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
FPE-80336MSc Thesis Food Process Engineering36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
MIB-80436MSc Thesis Microbiology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
ORC-80436MSc Thesis Organic Chemistry36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
PCC-80436MSc Thesis Physical Chemistry and Soft Matter36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
SSB-80336MSc Thesis Systems and Synthetic Biology36.00RO2M21,2,3,4,5,6
BCT-70424MSc Internship Biobased Chemistry and Technology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
BIC-70424MSc Internship Biochemistry24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
BPE-70324MSc Internship Bioprocess Engineering24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
ETE-70424MSc Internship Environmental Technology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
FPE-70324MSc Internship Food Process Engineering24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
MIB-70424MSc Internship Microbiology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
ORC-70424MSc Internship Organic Chemistry24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
PCC-70424MSc Internship Physical Chemistry and Soft Matter24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
SSB-70324MSc Internship Systems and Synthetic Biology24.00RO3M1/21,2,3,4,5,6





E - Spec. E - Environmental and Biobased Biotechnology

 »  Planning programme & specialization

Limited choice:

RO-1: Choose at least 6 credits.
RO-2: Choose at least 6 credits.
RO-3: Choose 1 MSc thesis (before start students have to pass the minimum CS, RO-1 and RO-2 requirements of this specialisation including the thesis preparatory courses ).
RO-4: Choose 1 internship or an additional thesis of at least 24 credits at one of the chairs offering an internship as RO-3.

Note: Students of this specialisation may apply for the EIT (European Institute of Technology) label in the area of Climate Innovation. This label is awarded if specific admission requirements are met and after completing extra curricular study activities such as attending a summer school and a series of seminars. Ask your study adviser for information.

CourseEctsCS/ROPhasePeriod
ETE-30306Biological Processes for Resource Recovery6.00CSM14WD
BCT-32306Advanced Biorefinery6.00CSM15AF
ETE-21306Water Treatment6.00RO1M11MO
SSB-20306Bioinformation Technology6.00RO1M11MO, 5MO
FPE-31306Transfer Processes6.00RO1M12AF
BCT-20306Modelling Dynamic Systems6.00RO1M12MO
MIB-30806Applied Molecular Microbiology6.00RO1M12MO
MAT-32306Systems and Control Theory6.00RO1M15MO
BPE-12301National Excursion Biotechnology1.00RO2M11,2,3,4,5,6
ORC-30306Applied Biocatalysis6.00RO2M11AF
BCT-33806Conversions in Biobased Sciences6.00RO2M12AF
AFI-31806Aquaculture Production Systems6.00RO2M12MO
ORL-32806Sustainability Analysis6.00RO2M13WD
BPE-35306Microalgae Biotechnology6.00RO2M15MO
ETE-35306Environmental Electrochemical Engineering6.00RO2M15MO
FCH-31306Enzymology for Food and Biorefinery6.00RO2M15MO
BPE-21801International Excursion Biotechnology1.00RO2M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
BCT-80436MSc Thesis Biobased Chemistry and Technology36.00RO3M21,2,3,4,5,6
BPE-80336MSc Thesis Bioprocess Engineering36.00RO3M21,2,3,4,5,6
ETE-80436MSc Thesis Environmental Technology36.00RO3M21,2,3,4,5,6
MIB-80436MSc Thesis Microbiology36.00RO3M21,2,3,4,5,6
SSB-80336MSc Thesis Systems and Synthetic Biology36.00RO3M21,2,3,4,5,6
BCT-70424MSc Internship Biobased Chemistry and Technology24.00RO4M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
BPE-70324MSc Internship Bioprocess Engineering24.00RO4M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
ETE-70424MSc Internship Environmental Technology24.00RO4M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
MIB-70424MSc Internship Microbiology24.00RO4M1/21,2,3,4,5,6
SSB-70324MSc Internship Systems and Synthetic Biology24.00RO4M1/21,2,3,4,5,6