UNIVERSITY BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY Biological Engineering, Food Science and Biotechnology (SAB)

This diploma is prepared in 3 years, and confers the degree of Licence on its holders. It is aligned with international standards and facilitates exchanges with foreign universities. The Biological Engineering degree in Food Science and Biotechnology (SAB) is a national university diploma that prepares students for the following professions Assistant Engineer for control laboratories, research laboratories and companies in a variety of fields: food, cosmetics, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, etc. The IUT d'Avignon Université is located in the heart of the Avignon region. Agroparc technology park (centre of excellence It is part of Avignon University's Agrosciences research and training priority area, which includes companies in the agronomy and agri-food sectors, as well as research centres including INRA, CTCPA, CRITT Agroalimentaire and the Chamber of Agriculture. The locally adapted modules enable students to take original courses in line with the PACA region's Innov'alliance competitiveness cluster on the naturalness: cosmetology, extraction of essential oils... This course is open to high school graduates in general (scientific profiles) and technological (STL -STAV) streams.

Many professionals from the food industry or research laboratories are involved in these courses.

Research and development projects on food and biotechnology of the future and three internships are compulsory:

- 2 weeks at the end of the first year to discover the professional world

- 8 to 12 weeks minimum of technical training in 2nd year

- 14 to 16 weeks engineering assistant placement in 3rd year or year in alternation

They allow students to enrich their Curriculum Vitae and to better envisage their future and possibly their further studies.

Scientific excellence, close supervision and project-based teaching are the key words of the team of the Biological Engineering Department of the IUT of Avignon University.

Placements: 50% in Laboratory (analysis or research) - 50% in Industry (quality, R&D, production)

Further studies: Masters or engineering schools

General information

No animal testing

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University Institute of Technology of Avignon

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