The Management of Bioeconomy, Innovation and Governance programme offered by The University of Edinburgh is an innovative and dynamic postgraduate qualification designed to meet the increasing demand for skilled people in the growing global bioeconomy.
The MSc MBIG programme responds to the central challenges of the bioeconomy, including:
- developing sustainable innovation in a responsible manner
- identifying and exploiting value throughout innovation ecosystems
- bringing new technologies to existing and emerging markets
To meet these modern challenges, MSc MBIG provides students with a dynamic set of competencies, and knowledge about life science innovation, as highly desired by prospective employers in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
Basic scientific knowledge is no longer sufficient for building a successful career in the growing bioeconomy.
There is a high demand for trained professionals in this area, and this degree is an opportunity to impress prospective employers in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors with expertise in life science innovation.
You may also choose to continue your studies and pursue an academic career in this rapidly growing field.
The transferable skills you gain in areas such as communication and research will give you an edge in the employment market, whatever your eventual career.
Areas covered by the programme include:
- agricultural biotechnology
- sustainable food and animal production
- synthetic biology
- pharmaceuticals and antimicrobial resistance
- regenerative medicine and cell therapies
- stratified medicine
- industrial biotechnology
- genetic databases
- biofuels and energy-related developments
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesEconomics Innovation Management Public Policy View 574 other Masters in Economics in United Kingdom
- A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent.
International25300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25300 GBP per year during 12 months.
National16200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16200 GBP per year during 12 months.
Part-time fees per year
- Home: £8,100
- International/EU: £12,650
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.