Science, Agriculture - Food, Health, Technology, Engineering


  • Targeted level of study

    BAC +3

  • ECTS

    180 credits

  • Duration

    3 years

  • Training structure

    IUT Montpellier-Sète

  • Language(s) of instruction




To train senior technicians, assistant engineers, multi-skilled, in the field of human health and well-being, animal health, biotechnology, the agri-food, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and biotechnology sectors or in the catering industry, or to practise as a dietician.

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Know-how and skills

On completion of the course, the graduate will be able to :

> Food Science and Biotechnology :

  • Animating quality.
  • Organise the production of food and biomolecules.
  • Innovating in Food Science and Biotechnology.

> Dietetics and nutrition :

  • Designing an adapted, healthy and sustainable diet.
  • Conducting a dietary care process, educating healthy or sick people.
  • Carry out analyses and experiments in the field of biology.

> Medical biology and biotechnology :

  • Integrate the health sector (medical analysis laboratories and platforms, public and private R&D research, pharmaceutical, drug or cosmetic industry).
  • To acquire the skills for the implementation of modern techniques used for the conduct of laboratory experiments and the development of innovative projects in the field of health biotechnologies.
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Control of knowledge

Assessment of knowledge: continuous assessment

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Open in alternating years

Type of contract

Apprenticeship contract, Professionalization contract

Internships, tutored projects



Internship: 22 to 26 weeks over the 3 years
Tutored project: 600h

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Start date: September
Duration: 3 years
Hourly volume: 2000h
Internship: 22 to 26 weeks over the 3 years
Tutored project: 600h

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Select a programme

Medical biology and biotechnology

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Dietetics and nutrition

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Food Science and Biotechnology

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Conditions of access

Submission of applications via the Parcoursup portal:

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Target audience

  • General BAC obtained in 2021 with at least two of the following specialities: Mathematics, Physics-Chemistry, Biology.
  • General BAC obtained before 2021 : BAC S (others, depending on the file).
  • Technological baccalauréat: STL.
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And then

Professional integration


All areas of biology in the public and private sectors (depending on the option chosen), research laboratories, quality control, research and development, industrial production, health care institutions.

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