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Bio-Business

Birkbeck, University of London

12 months
Duration
18090 GBP/year
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About

The MSc in Bio-Business at Birkbeck, University of London delivers broad, yet detailed, insights into both the theory and practice of entrepreneurship and business in the bioscience industries, with a focus on commercial activity in science-related projects. 

Overview

The MSc in Bio-Business at Birkbeck, University of London provides an overview of the life sciences sector, supported and complemented by business, entrepreneurial and applied modules. The structure of the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries is explored in the context of regulation and public perception, to highlight issues of risk, regulation and socioeconomic benefits stemming from technology and material developments. The course features specialist professionals presenting on key areas, such as communications, pharmaceuticals and business development. 

Industry specialists will be present and available for networking, and you will be encouraged to spend some time in a company in the sector, via networking opportunities. 

Hands-on experiential learning is also provided, such as building talented teams and pitching for funds. 

Careers and Employability

Graduates go on to careers in the scientific and business sectors, as well as in research, public policy, and the biological/chemical industries. Possible professions include research scientist, science writer, or higher education lecturer. This degree may also be useful in becoming an operational researcher or management consultant.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Accounting and Financial Management
  • Entrepreneurial Venture Creation
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Future Health Technologies
  • Innovation Systems: Networks and Social Capital
  • The Bio Industry
  • The Entrepreneurship Process

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are strongly advised to apply now, to ensure there are still places on your chosen course and to give you time to complete the admissions process.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally at least a second-class honours degree (2:2), preferably in a biological or chemical science subject area.
  • The application form 
  • Your personal details
  • Your qualifications
  • Your work experience
  • Your personal statement
  • Referees
  • Statistical information
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18090 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18090 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11850 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part-time home students: £5925 pa
  • Part-time international students: £9045 pa

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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