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Biotechnology degrees in Belgium

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Looking for graduate level options? See Masters degrees in Biotechnology in Belgium

Study a Biotechnology degree in Belgium in 2024

Biotechnology looks at the coming together of natural sciences and engineering sciences in order to use biological systems and living organisms to create products that meet a certain need. There are five main areas of biotechnology: animal, environmental, human, industrial and plant. You might choose to study a degree that focuses on one of these areas specifically, or a degree that covers them all throughout your studies.

Graduates of a degree in biotechnology will have a range of career options available to them. These include microbiologist, geneticist, ecological consultant, research analyst, and laboratory technician, among others.

Your degree will be delivered through a mixture of modes. These will include lectures and seminars, as well as practical laboratory based sessions. Depending on your course, you may also have the opportunity to take part in a work placement. Modules you study could include:

  • Genetics
  • Cells to Organisms
  • Molecular Biotechnology
  • Neuroscience
  • Population and Evolution
  • Behavioural Ecology

Study in Belgium

Located right in the heart of Europe, Belgium is a multicultural and welcoming country. It has a reputation for its high quality of life, education and healthcare, making it a great choice for any international student looking to study abroad. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities across the country, with many of them offering courses in English, and having many years of experience when it comes to catering for international students.

See our detailed guide to studying in Belgium for international students.

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