M.Sc. Bio and Environmental Technology (BUT)

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • Free (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    Free (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • German ( Find a course )
| Wels, Austria
This course offers students the unique opportunity to study two growing areas of technology at the same time: biotechnology and environmetal technology. Biotechnology is important in the chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries (including, for example, identification of gene-modified foods). Environmental technology covers important areas such as cleaning of water, air and earth as well as prevention of pollution in all fields.



Master´s Degree in Bio-and Environmental Technology

The Master´s Degree course in Bio-and Environmental Technology offers the opportunity of specialisation in either Biotechnology or Environmental Engineering. Core subjects are Environmental Process Engineering and Environmental Biotechnology, Plant Planning and Plant Engineering, Bio-Analytics, Food Production Technology and Quality Management. These subjects are complemented by advanced study of Social Skills, English and relevant aspects of Business Economics: altogether the ideal preparation for a career in this field.

Academic Profile

Graduates of this course can carry out planning, development and optimisation tasks in various branches of the Bio-and Environmental Technology field independently, efficiently and innovatively. They possess the specialist scientific and economics knowledge as well as the required social competence.
The curricular concept also allows time for reflection, criticism, discussion and the acquisition of problem-solving skills.

Detailed Course Facts

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Tuition fee
  • Free ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • Free ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.


No tuition fee.

Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content


  • Bio / Environmental Chemistry
  • Downstream Processing
  • Turbines
  • Process Development / Analytics
  • Design of Experiments
  • Environmental Biotechnology
  • Biological and Environmental Law
  • English
  • Application Practice 1
  • Application Practice 2
  • System planning 1
  • System planning 2
  • Energy Technics

English Language Requirements

Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the German language. Find German courses on Language Learning Portal.


Completed Master´s or Bachelor´s degree with economics and English background.

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