This specialization allows students to complement their training in Chemical Engineering with specific competences in several domains of Biotechnology. It is aimed, for pharmaceutical and natural products valorisation industries, among several others.

Study Plan

First Year

Second Year

First semester

Second semester

First semester

Second semester

Bioresources Engineering
Chemical Engineering and Sustainability
Elements of Industrial Management
Protein Engineering
Separation Processes in Biotecnology

Enzyme Engineering
Fermentation Engineering
Process Dynamics and Control
Quality and Safety
Transferable Skills

Choose one of the following course units:
+ Environmental Technology
+ Industrial Chemistry for the Chemical Engineering
+ Industrial Facilities and Construction
+ Polymeric Materials in Industry

Decision and Optimization Methods in Chemical Processes
Biomolecular and Metabolic Engineering
Engineering Project

Choose one of the following course units:
+ Introduction to Nanotechnonology
+ Petroleum Engineering and Refining and Petrochemical Processes
+ Any curricular unit of U.Porto