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Biotechnology and Business

University College Dublin

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
25600 EUR/year
14030 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Biotechnology and Business course at University College Dublin focuses on broadening your knowledge and understanding of Biotechnology while giving you a comprehensive business education. 

Overview

The MSc in Biotechnology and Business at University College Dublin is run by the UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science in conjunction with UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. 

This one-year, full-time Masters is aimed at life-science and chemistry graduates seeking a managerial position in the biotechnological or biopharmaceutical field or looking to create their own business within the same industry.

Career

This advanced graduate degree in Biotechnology and Business has been developed in consultation with employers and therefore will be recognised and valued by them. A key feature is the opportunity to carry out a business development plan which will allow graduates to develop connections with prospective employers, thereby enhancing chances of employment on graduation.

Prospective employers include: Abbott; Allergan; Amgen; Baxter Healthcare; Beckman Coulter; Biotrin International Ltd.; Boston Scientific; Elan Corporation; Eli Lilly and Co.; Celltech; Glaxo SmithKline; Icon Clinical Research; Johnson & Johnson Ltd.; Kerry Group Plc.; Merck Sharp & Dohme; Quintiles; Sandoz; Serology Ltd.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Drug Discovery
  • Medical Device Technology
  • Biomedical Diagnostics
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Bioprocessing
  • Marketing Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business plan development
  • Biotechnology Case Study.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This programme is intended for applicants with a BSc in a biology- or chemistry-related discipline. 
  • An upper second class honours or international equivalent is required.
  • Graduates with equivalent qualifications in related areas of science and technology.
or with proven relevant industrial experience will be considered for places.
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language  proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.0 in each element), or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25600 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    14030 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14030 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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