2nd year of Health/Biology Master degree specilaized in “Biology, Biotechnology and Therapeutic Research”

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Terms of Access

  • Scientific students having validated a first year of Master 1 Biology-Health (Biological Sciences) in Nantes or equivalent in another University.
  • Students who have validated the year 1 of the Master’s degree in complementary competence in Computer Sciences with a course in Cell Biology and Physiology or in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
  • MD, dentists, osteopaths or students in medicine or in dental surgery who have validated the year 1 of the Master Health/Biology (Medical Sciences) or a Master of Biological and Medical Sciences (old system) or after validation of the diploma of the second cycle of pharmaceutical studies.
  • Veterinarians who have validated the four years of national veterinary school (bac +5). Validation of a Diploma of Fundamental Veterinary Studies (“D.E.F.V.”). Validation of the achievements by the pedagogical committee of the M2 BBRT is required.


This Master is also available as part of the continuing education or re-engagement with education to any learner justifying a standard course taking into account the prerequisites at the entrance of this second year of Master.


General objectives

This M2 is mainly devoted to training in research, with an opening to the industrial world, in particular with biotechnology companies. It is based on common modules and a thematic course to be choosen.


The common EU

Core curriculum of Health/ Biology M2 :
Quality Assurance and Management (3 ECTS)

  • Biostatistics 1 (2 ECTS)
  • Hygiene and Safety (2 ECTS)



Core curriculum of BBRT Health/ Biology M2

  • Methodological approaches in biomedical research (3 ECTS)
  • Methodological approaches in integrated biology (3 ECTS)
  • Biostatistics 2 (2 ECTS)
  • Research project (6 ECTS)
  • Specialized Seminars (3 ECTS)
The M2 BS BBRT proposes 6 thematic courses related to the major research axes developed in Nantes (6 ECT).
  • Biotherapies of the musculoskeletal system
  • Cardio-Vascular (shared course with the University of Angers)
  • Immunology-oncology (shared course with the University of Rennes)
  • Immuno-pathology and Transplantation
  • Infectious diseases (shared path with the University of Rennes)
  • Neurodigestive and metabolic pathophysiology



 Objectives related to Bioregate topics


Among the courses offered by this Master “BBRT” Health/Biology, the following courses are fully related to Bioregate topics:

  • Biotherapies of the musculoskeletal system
  • Immunology and Transplantation


Possible complementary degrees of the “BBRT” Health/Biology Master:
  • Training in dual competence: Students who wish to acquire and develop managerial skills in the field of innovation and project management will be able to follow a double course: BBRT Heal/Biology Master 2 and a Master’s Degree in Nantes University Business School (“IAE de Nantes”:

-Master of IAE Nantes

-Master of innovation at IAE Nantes


• “DUI FARC” (Inter-University Diploma to become a Clinical Research Associate): A maximum of 2 places per year are awarded for M2 BBRT students.

Theoretical instruction takes place in Paris during a year. The selection of applications is made by the organizing committee of the “DUI FARC”.


• “After the “BBRT” Health/Biology Master, graduated students can pursue doctoral studies. After a PhD, different job opportunities are open:

-Lecturer / Academic researcher

-R&D project manager in the pharmaceutical industry/biotech companies

-Project manager in BICs, TTOs…of private consultancies

-Scientific Communication Officer


Students future:


Right after the BBRT Master, graduated students can work in the following areas

  • Basic, preclinical, translational or clinical research in the fields of health, agri-food and the pharmaceutical industry
  • Clinical Pharmacology, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Biomathematics
  • Management and analysis of big data in biomedical research
  • National and international public and parapublic organizations in the health sector


And be hired in the following positions

  • Scientific manager for studies in basic or applied or clinical research
  • Scientific manager of public and parapublic organizations or private consultants in the field of agro-environment
  • Manager in the medical computing sciences industry, in equipment production, in nanotechnology, etc