FIRST CYCLE DEGREE COURSE IN BIOTECHNOLOGIES (L2)
SINGLE DEGREE – 3 YEARS – L2
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The Bachelor University Course in Biotechnologies is held at the University of L’Aquila and lasts 3 years, as required by the law for Biotechnology university courses (L-2). The Bachelor University Course in Biotechnologies aims at providing knowledge, technical and behavioral skills for a modern approach to study and research, to use biological functions and systems to produce goods and services, including the knowledge of economical and ethical issues with regard to the usage of biotechnological products. The specific goals of the Course are conceived to acquire further university education, as well as to fulfil the competence required by professional activities at the end of the 3-year Bachelor Course.
Knowledge of biological systems in terms of molecular and cellular details;
Theoretical and experimental basis of the techniques used to produce goods and services by employing biological systems;
Acquisition of the scientific method, along with the capacity to apply it in the context of an adequate knowledge of laws and issues related to both code of conduct and bioethics;
Capacity to play technical or professional role in different areas of biotechnologies, such as the industrial, biomolecular, biomedical environments, as well as in the scientific divulgation:
Adequate know-how to manage communication and information;
Team working capacity, with a good operative and decisional autonomy.
Educational activities include a wide range of both basic and specific subjects, as well as activities belonging to economical and legal sciences.
Bachelor Course in Biotechnologies is aimed at shaping graduated people that are able to have professional roles in little and big pharmaceuticals, biotechnological companies, as well as in private and public research institutes, or in service companies, in the different areas of biotechnology-related environments:
Pharmaceutics and cosmetics;
Chemical-cellular, biochemical-molecular, genetic-microbiological, and histological-immunological laboratorial activities will be carried out over the 3-year educational activities.
Bachelor graduates may perform technical support in such scientific fields as listed below:
research laboratories and/or companies developing or applying biological technologies,
public and private institutes performing biological and microbiological analyses and quality control activities.
Bachelor graduates, on the basis of the current DPR n.328/01, after passing the state exam, can be accessed at the junior biologist professions, section B of the register.
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