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Course outline

Acquired skills

These are the main competences for which this degree will qualify you:

  • G001. Acquiring an ability for analysis, synthesis and reasoning in the application of the scientific method.
  • G002. Developing self-directed learning on a continuous basis and fostering initiative and adaptation to new situations.
  • G003. Acquiring the ability to pass on ideas and conveying them to specialist and non-specialist audiences, fostering the use of foreign languages, especially English.
  • G004. Acquiring an ability to co-operate and work in multidisciplinary, multicultural teams and in an international context, while respecting gender equality.
  • G005. Developing the skills required to apply the knowledge acquired to the world of work.
  • G006. Acquiring creativity and entrepreneurship with a view to drawing up, designing and managing projects, seeking out and incorporating new knowledge and attitudes.
  • G007. Developing a commitment to ethics, to quality as a motivation and to the ability to take part in social debate, showing sensitivity towards environmental and social issues.
  • G008. Developing organisational, planning and leadership skills in decision-making.
  • G009. A knowledge of the scientific bases required to understand the behaviour of bio-molecules, their properties and their interactions and of biochemical engineering and industrial processes.
  • G012. Acquiring an overview of the metabolism, and of systems for adaptation to physiological and environmental changes.
  • G013. Controlling material and energy balances in bio-industrial processes and bio-technology production equipment.
  • G014. Working properly in a laboratory, including chemical, biological and radiological safety, the handling and elimination of chemical waste and the recording of activities.
  • G017. The proper use of basic knowledge of instrumental techniques to obtain information, design experiments and interpret results applied to biotechnology.
  • G018. Analysing and properly interpreting data and results of experiments in this area, making proper use of basic quantitative tools.
  • G019. Learning about the procedures usually used by scientists to generate, pass on and disclose scientific information; acquiring the ability to assess that information and express it in accurate, scientific terms using area-specific terminology.