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Job and career

Job and career

With a MSc in Biotechnology, you have many different career paths to choose from, depending on your choice of direction. You can work with for instance:

  • research
  • development
  • management and production in biotechnological and medical industries
  • in the food industry
  • in teaching and education

Successful graduates will also be qualified to apply for further PhD studies.

Examples of graduate destinations

  • Engineer at Arla - working with purification of interesting molecules from milk products
  • Team leader at Novozymes - working with purification of enzymes from fermentation fluids
  • Chemical engineer at Novo Nordisk - working with upscaling of microbial production processes
  • Chemical engineer at Novo Nordisk - working with quality control in relation to insulin production
  • Chemical engineer at Novo Nordisk - working with hygiene and quality control
  • Hospital chemist at Slagelse county hospital in Denmark
  • Chemist at Novacta Biosystems in Hertfordshire, UK

See your career opportunities with the specialisation in Medical Biotechnology.

Application and requirements

More about the programme

Career guidance at AAU

The AAU Careers Centre can help you with your career planning and establishment of contacts in the business world.

Due to language barriers it can be difficult to find a relevant student job, and you cannot expect to get one. However, project collaboration can give you experience and network as well.

Learn more on the careers centre homepage