• Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Modern medical biotechnology industries are a major component of global industrialised economies and this Medical Biotechnology and Business Management programme from University of Warwick covers a broad range of biomedical science, business and management skills as an integrated package.

About

Developed out of the very successful Biotechnology, Bioprocessing & Business Management MSc, the Medical Biotechnology and Business Management course offered by University of Warwick provides knowledge and understanding of the key technical, business and societal issues relevant to the operation and development of medical biotechnology industries and equips the student to make original and informed contributions to advance and develop these industries. 

It also develops the capability to research and analyse market needs for medical product development, propose technical strategy based on up to date information and leading edge diagnostic technology.

Staff from leading centres of expertise, including Life Sciences and Warwick Business School, form a multidisciplinary teaching faculty. 

The course is delivered by lecturers with internationally acknowledged academic, industrial and government expertise.

Career Opportunities

This MSc is suitable for those looking for a career in medical biotechnology and related industrial sectors where employees need multidisciplinary knowledge.

Graduates are expected to work in a wide range of jobs including project management, business development and general managerial positions.

Career destinations include:

  • Parexel
  • IQVIA
  • Abcam
  • Informa PLC
  • Oxford University Hospital
  • The Binding Site
  • Ashfield Healthcare

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Fundamentals of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering
  • Drug Discovery & Biopharmaceutical Development
  • Entrepreneurship & Commercialisation
  • Business Strategy
  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Medical Diagnostics
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Project Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Minimum second class Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences or Business Studies (students with a business background must be a high class student and demonstrate an interest in biological science). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25870 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25870 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9010 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9010 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Part-time tuition fee:

  • Home/EU: £4,505
  • Overseas: £10,135

Living costs for Coventry

  • 656 - 1060 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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