GOAL Biological Engineering – Environmental sciences and ecotechnologies

Domain: GOAL

Course: Environmental sciences and ecotechnologies

ECTS credits


level of studies
at the end of training

Baccalaureate +3

Teaching locations

Saint-Pierre – Terre-Sainte campus

Type of training : University Bachelor of Technology (BUT)

Training regime: Initial training, Continuing training

Training summary

BUT GB trains for the profession of senior technician or assistant engineer. He can carry out and analyze experiments in the field of life, research, analyze and present data, and make proposals in response to a biological problem.

Training aims

This course trains students and allows them to practice in the areas of protection and management of ecosystems, prevention, characterization and treatment of pollution, and implementation of the circular economy. Students learn to manage natural and human-made environments, treat pollution, and integrate the ecological transition into territorial and industrial issues.

Advantages of the training

By integrating a BUT, students benefit from an integrated 3-year course, without additional selection to reach the License grade.

The diploma is aligned with international standards and facilitates exchanges with foreign universities.

A University Diploma of Technology (DUT) is awarded at the end of the second year.

With the BUT, the University Institutes of Technology (IUT) are strengthening their strengths: students continue to benefit from university and technological education supervised by experienced mixed teaching teams. The course is always structured around professional scenarios and periods in business.

This training can be done alternately in the 2nd and 3rd years. Work-study is the opportunity to train and acquire a higher education diploma while benefiting from professional experience and remuneration.

Targeted skills

  • Carry out analyzes in the fields of biology

  • Experimenting in biological engineering

  • Managing natural and anthropized environments

  • Treat pollution

  • Integrate the ecological transition into territorial and industry issues

Sheet of the National Directory of Professional Certifications (RNCP)

Summary of lessons by course

The training is organized into 4 skill blocks:

  • Carry out analyzes in the fields of biology

  • Experimenting in biological engineering

  • Managing natural and anthropized environments

  • Treat pollution


22 to 26 weeks of internship in Reunion, in the Indian Ocean zone or abroad.
2 or 3 internships in a company are to be carried out: 8 to 12 weeks over the first 4 semesters and 12 to 16 weeks over the last year.

Specific devices

Not concerned

Conditions of access to training

On file, baccalaureate or equivalent

Continuing Studies

Higher School of Engineers Reunion Island Indian Ocean (ESIROI), agri-food specialty, or other engineering schools.
Masters in biology, health, environment, agri-food and quality
National higher schools of agronomy and agri-food
School of environmental professions

Career opportunities

  • Water analysis laboratory technician

  • Waste treatment technician

  • Nature management technician

  • Nature animator


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