• Objectives and Competences


Objectives of the Undergraduate Programme

The Biotechnology and Bioengineering programmes at IQS focus on the areas of health care, industry and research.

This programme is oriented to discovering the biochemical and molecular mechanisms that determine the functioning of cells, tissues and living beings. You will also be trained in industrial biotechnological product in order to detect and cure diseases, develop medical devices and improve health and human life.

Competences to be acquired

Students from the Undergraduate Programme in Biotechnology will acquire the following competences:

Ability to understand and apply scientific knowledge in a specific scientific field.

Ability to apply the knowledge acquired professionally.

Ability to gather and understand relevant data to support logical arguments with empirical representations.

Ability to present ideas, problems and solutions to a specialized and lay audience.

Ability to pursue further studies with a greater level of independence.

Ability to communicate effectively in English.

Ability to work in a team.

Ability to work in multidisciplinary surroundings.

Ability to appreciate the impact of professional activity on the sustainable development of society.

Ability to incorporate ethical arguments responsibly in a professional environment.

Ability to include innovative aspects related to the field.

Capacity to understand and apply your knowledge of mathematics, chemistry, physics and biology to the field of biotechnology.

Ability to understand and use general knowledge of information technology, technical English, ethics and management in the field of biotechnology.

Ability to understand and apply advanced knowledge of biosciences and engineering to carry out activities in the field of biotechnology.

Capacity to use tools, systems and processes to meet established requirements.

Possibility to design processes and experiments in order to obtain the desired results of the activity. 

Ability to integrate the knowledge and tools used in biotechnology to apply them to the different industrial sectors that use, develop or produce biotechnological products or processes.

Capacity to analyse, integrate and interpret data and information into the field of biosciences.

Capacity to evaluate the risks of using chemical and biological substances.