Your future and career opportunities

As a Bachelor of  Engineering in Biotechnology you acquire a wide range of career opportunities in the global job market - in Denmark and abroad 

Student job opportunities

Every autumn semester, Center for Engineering and Science organizes a student job fair along with Kalundborg municipality, Kalundborg Business Council and local businesses. Here, our aim is to provide study relevant student jobs for our students though we cannot guarantee student jobs for everyone. 

Career opportunities

As a Bachelor of Engineering in Biotechnology you acquire a wide range of career opportunities in the global job market – both in Denmark and abroad.
You will obtain competences within production and development involving biotechnological processes. It could be solving tasks within the fields of chemical engineering, pharmaceutical science, food technology, quality assurance and control, environmental chemistry, and energy optimization. All areas covering scopes of food, feed and pharmaceutical production as well as the environmental and energy sectors.

You will qualify for a position as e.g., operational, production or quality engineer working with process control and regulation based on chemical, physical and biological data and analysis. Development and optimization of production processes could also be one of your areas of responsibility.
Moreover, you can also work within research and development, as a consultant or within public administration handling e.g. environmental or regulatory affairs.

You can find information on the starting salary as a bachelor of engineering in biotechnology at the Danish Society for Engineers (IDA) website:

In 2021 the recommended minimum according to IDA is 38,900 DKK per month (incl. pension and before tax).

Want to study more?

With the degree Bachelor of Engineering in biotechnology, you have the opportunity to continue your studies at a master programme within engineering in biotechnology. In Denmark, this could be at Aarhus University (AU) or University of Southern Denmark (SDU).

Right next to campus the new Helix Lab will open in 2022 facilitating master thesis projects in collaboration with the biotech industry in Kalundborg.