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Biotherapeutics and Business, M.Sc.

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  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #185 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
The MSc in Biotherapeutics and Business offered by the University College Dublin educates students on the practical uses of molecular advances in the discovery and of protein and other biomolecular drug candidates and their development into biotherapeutics.

Overview

The Biotherapeutics and Business course, from University College Dublin, will provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the development of biotherapeutics, beginning with pre-clinical modelling and target identification together with antibody engineering, biochemical and biophysical characterisation and development issues for bioprocessing.

Learning outcomes

Systems biology of biotechnological processes and approaches to the analysis of proteomics based discovery data will be covered in detail together with mathematical modelling, bioinformatics analysis and data integration strategies. Regulatory issues and innovation and commercialisation strategies will also be covered. Mammalian cell culture and bioprocess laboratory structure will be comprehensively covered in addition to novel approaches to therapeutic development.

You will also receive a comprehensive business education. You will learn to identify and solve business problems in local and international settings, enhance your communication and leadership skills and improve your ability for independent thinking and developing creative solutions.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Professional Career Development
  • Management & Org. Behaviour
  • Corporate Accounting & Finance
  • Business of Biotechnology & Science
  • Biotherapeutic Discovery and Development
  • Recombinant DNA Technology
  • Systems Biology in Drug Development
  • Bioprocessing Laboratory
  • Emerging Issues in Biotechnology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    600

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General Requirements

  • Candidates must have obtained at least an upper Second Class Honours (2:1) Grade or equivalent in an honours BSc in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Neuroscience, Physiology, Pharmacology, Medicinal Chemistry or an equivalent qualification.

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

    13890 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13890 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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