B.Sc. Biosciences – Angewandte Biologie für Medizin & Pharmazie
Study programme of Hochschule Fresenius
You can imagine studying biology, but are also fascinated by pharmacy and interested in the professional field of biomedicine? The German Bachelor's study programme Biosciences – Angewandte Biologie für Medizin & Pharmazie (B.Sc.) at the Hochschule Fresenius in Idstein qualifies you for exciting tasks in medical biotechnology. In this study programme you will learn about the biosciences from both a medical and pharmaceutical perspective and acquire comprehensive skills in the areas of quality assurance and laboratory management.
You can study the programme B.Sc. Biosciences – Angewandte Biologie für Medizin & Pharmazie at the following locations:
Tuition fees: 27,840 EUR (3,480 EUR/semesters)
Grundlagen der Chemie und Laboratoriumstechnik
Grundlagen der Biochemie und Organischen Chemie
Einführung in die Mikro- biologie und Biotechnologie
Physik und Physikochemische Grundlagen
Grundlagen der Molekular- genetik und Gentechnologie
Einführung in die Bioinformatik
Gesetzliche Bestimmungen und Ethik in der angewandten Biomedizin
Medizinische Mikrobiologie und Virologie
Pharmakologie und Toxikologie
Einführung in das klinische Labor und Hämatologie
Hormone und zelluläre Signaltransduktion
Bachelorarbeit und Disputation
Description of the programme
Whether fighting diseases, developing active pharmaceutical ingredients, or unravelling biological traces—with a successful Bachelor's degree you will gain the best perspectives in an important and rapidly growing industry.
Well-founded, practical, international: This Bachelor's study programme prepares you in eight semesters for a successful career in the field of medical biotechnology. We familiarise you with the entire diversity of the biological-medical environment. You will immerse yourself in relevant disciplines and methods of the biosciences as well as in important social topics. You will also acquire all the practical skills you will need for your future career. With small working groups, a close exchange with the lecturers and modern equipped laboratories, we create an optimal learning atmosphere.
Fit for biomedicine: The German study programme Biosciences – Angewandte Biologie für Medizin & Pharmazie (B.Sc.) provides you with comprehensive specialist knowledge in the relevant biosciences disciplines:
– Molecular biology;
– Clinical chemistry;
– Cell culture technology.
You deal with GxP, the legal basis of quality assurance and laboratory management and critically examine the topics of social responsibility and sustainable action. In addition, the study programme offers you the opportunity to deepen your subject-related English skills.
Why enrolling in this programme?
A look into the future: With a successful Bachelor's degree in Biosciences – Angewandte Biologie für Medizin & Pharmazie (B.Sc.), you will gain versatile career prospects in an innovative professional field. You can work in product development, quality management, data analysis, or method development and validation. The spectrum of your future employers is also wide. Professionals with your degree work in:
– Hospitals and universities;
– Companies that produce reagents and devices for biomedical diagnostics;
– Pharmaceutical companies;
– Authorities and institutions;
– Environmental, health and criminal investigation agencies.
A successful Bachelor's degree also paves the way for a Master's degree at the Hochschule Fresenius—for example in Pharmazeutische Biotechnologie (M.Sc.) or Bioanalytical, Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Analysis (M.Sc.).
Semester abroad & internship
Off to the lab: In the German Bachelor's study programme Biosciences – Angewandte Biologie für Medizin & Pharmazie (B.Sc.) at Hochschule Fresenius, you will quickly get down to practical work. From the first semester onwards, laboratory practice is part of your studies. You research diseases, new diagnostic procedures, and active substances and embark on a forensic search for biological traces. In addition to many internal laboratory practicals, the curriculum also includes an integrated practical semester. You will complete this either in a company or in a research institute.
Would you like to gain experience abroad? A practical semester abroad gives you valuable insights into the laboratory practice of other countries, international companies and institutes. Through its international network, the Hochschule Fresenius offers you numerous opportunities to join over 100 companies, research institutes, and other universities. It is also possible to write your Bachelor's thesis abroad.
Accreditations & awards
All study programmes at the Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg are accredited before they start for the first time and then regularly checked for conformity with the regulations. This ensures that they meet the quality standards of the Accreditation Council Foundation. The accreditation system in Germany provides for higher education institutions to have either individual study programmes (so-called programme accreditation) or the internal quality assurance system of the higher education institution (so-called system accreditation) accredited. The FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation) accreditation of the study programmes of the Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg guarantees the equivalence of corresponding study and examination achievements as well as degrees and enables student mobility within the scope of German law and the Lisbon Convention. Studying at the Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg guarantees you a degree that meets all the requirements of the German accreditation system and the quality standards in the European Higher Education Area.
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Degree: Bachelor of Science
Programme type: full-time
ECTS points: 240
Start of studies: winter semester
Regular period of studies: 8 semesters
15/09/2023 (WS), 15/03/2023 (SS)
German language skills required
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Last update of the profile: 08/2022