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M.Sc. On Campus

Biotechnology and Enterprise

The University of Manchester

12 months
Duration
29000 GBP/year
14500 GBP/year
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About

The MSc Biotechnology and Enterprise course from The University of Manchester will show you how to turn scientific discoveries into commercial products using a combination of research skills and business knowledge.

Overview

Jointly delivered by the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health and Alliance Manchester Business School, this Biotechnology and Enterprise course from The University of Manchester will also show you how discoveries can translate into a business plan for start-up technologies or innovative processes within biotechnology industries.

You will cover topics including intellectual property and advanced biotechnology through taught units before carrying out a lab-based research project.The combination of research skills and business knowledge will ensure you are well-equipped for career opportunities in the global biotechnology market.

Special features

Wide range of teaching expertise

Learn from experts from both the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health and Alliance Manchester Business School to combine your scientific and business knowledge and skills.

Career opportunities

The combination of research skills and business knowledge will ensure you are well-equipped for career opportunities in the global biotechnology market.

Around three-quarters of recent graduates have moved into careers in industry, including business development and knowledge transfer positions in bioscience and pharmaceutical companies.

The remaining graduates have gone into industry-related PhD research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Commercialisation in the Life Sciences
  • Research Skills (Lab-based Research Project)
  • Advanced Biotechnology I: expression systems for biopharmaceutical & industrial proteins
  • Intellectual Property in the Life Sciences
  • Disease Modelling and Genome Engineering
  • PGT Supervisor Meeting (MSc)

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Academic entry qualification overviewWe require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent :

  • biological sciences

With sufficient evidence of the relevant units taken.

  • International students must demonstrate English proficiency through a secure and approved testing system.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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