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1.5 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
01 March 2022
Application deadline: 15 February 2022

Program description

MSc Biotechnology

Graduates with a specialty Biofuels are qualified specialists of technology serving the production of components for biofuels. Their skills are associated with the production of electric power and heat based on biofuels as well as with the processing of biofuels. They understand the theoretical principles of the processes of both production and combustion of biofuels. They are well prepared in terms of data processing, electronic control and programming of technological processes in the related industry. The knowledge and skills in the use of plants and micro-organisms can be utilized in the technological processes of production and use of biofuels. In addition, the developed soft skills are apparent in their communication, teamwork, entrepreneurship and self-presentation, much desired on the labor market.

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Admission requirements

Undergraduate diploma (or higher) with transcript of records

Bachelor Degree diploma in Energy and Environmental Engineering (Biotechnology major).

The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: Polish / English. 

Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.

Language requirements - English language proficency at B2 level.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website

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Program content

  • Experimental Methodology
  • Ecological, social and economic aspects of biotechnology
  • Technologies for power and heat production
  • Conventional and renewable fuels
  • Thermal technology
  • Basics of microbiological and biochemical processes
  • Automatic control systems
  • Plant molecular biology and physiology
  • Fuel processing technologies
  • Combustion processes and technologies
  •  Energy crops
  • Biofuels production technologies
  • Control of biotechnical systems
  • Computer methods in engineering
  • The use of biofuels in electric energy production
  • Molecular biology in microbial biocenoses monitoring
  • Computer aided optimization
  • Biobussines projects management
  • Biobussines and bioeconomics

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • Tuition fee for 1st semester: 1500€
  • For each subsequent semester: 1400€


Credits: 90 ECTS

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About this institute

Silesian University of Technology

Welcome to The Silesian University of Technology (SUT), a place that, without any doubt, educates successful people. You have chosen a unique opportunity to study engineering in an institution of a worldwide academic reputation and vivid cooperation with major industrial...

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Why study at Silesian University of Technology

The University is a key player in new technologies and innovations. The scientific research at the Silesian University of Technology is strongly focused on close cooperation with the industry. The University pays also special attention to developing entrepreneurship in its students. These skills help them later on in their lives when the time comes to make decisions concerning their professional future. Moreover, we attract academics, whose passion and brilliance drives them to become leaders in their respective fields. The excellent teaching staff is one of the strongest assets of the university

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Silesian University of Technology

Akademicka 2A
44-100 Gliwice

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