The Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences belongs to the class of first level degrees in Biological Sciences (code L-13).
It has a duration of three years and implies the acquisition of 180 university credits (CFUs) to achieve the title. There are 20 examinations providing a total of 175 CFUs. The remaining credits will be acquired through other training activities such as internships, attendance at seminars and the final exam. Indicatively, the examinations scheduled are: 7 in the first year, 8 in the second year and 5 in the third year. The degree has a predetermined number of students (215).
The final score derives from a test based on multiple choice questions concerning mathematics, biology, chemistry and physics. At the end of the studies, the Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences is awarded.
The title allows the introduction to enter in first level Masters, Master Degrees in Biology (class LM-6) and other classes present at the University of Milan-Bicocca or in other universities according to their rules. Graduates in Biological Sciences have the possibility to enroll in section B ("young Biologist") of the National Order of Biologists, after passing the State Exam.
The Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences aims to provide a sound cultural and methodological preparation in the biological disciplines. Graduate students will be characterized by a basic knowledge of biological processes allowing them to be introduced in public and private companies working in teams with specified levels of autonomy. Professional profiles envisaged fall within the ISTAT class 3.2.2 (Science of life technicians).
Graduates will find employment in:
- analytical control of production in health, pharmacology, biotechnology, zootechnics, agro-food, fishing, floriculture, etc.
- health services, public health, environmental control and management
- environmental impact assessment, design of projects for environmental preservation, management and restoration
- living being classification and identification and the relationship between quality and development.