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Biotechnology and Management MSc/PgDip

Biotechnology and Management MSc/PgDip

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Biotechnology Management Studies / Science

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Bridging the gap between biology, technology and business management, our programme is taught in collaboration with the Adam Smith Business School. The aim of this programme is help you gain sound understanding of the nature of business based on bioscience knowledge, research and industry and how all are applied to solve real world problems.

WHY THIS PROGRAMME

  • Accredited by the Royal Society of Biology for the purpose of meeting, in part, the academic and experience requirement for the Membership and Chartered Biologist (CBiol).
  • Improve your knowledge of modern molecular, biochemical, cell biological and genetic techniques for biotechnological applications.
  • Study business management based on bioscience knowledge and research, opportunities for innovation and regulatory requirement constraints, intellectual property and ethical issues.
  • Learn to assess the current literature, be encouraged to form opinions based on scientific merit, and implement these ideas in future research planning.
  • Be taught by experts in the field of biotechnology who run active, internationally recognised, research groups here at Glasgow.
  • Be part of extensive interaction with industry, through site visits, guest lectures and an 'Industrial Networking Symposium' where representatives from the European biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry will discuss their companies and answer your questions on working in the industrial sector.
  • Receive hands on experience of diverse biotechnological research skills with a strong laboratory component making up the programme throughout the year.
  • Gain valuable training through our flexible, independent, research project for students wishing to proceed to a PhD or into an industrial career. This may also be completed as a business-based project.
  • Additional programme components include industrial networking sessions and a dedicated career workshop on progression planning.

Students will also achieve PgDip exit awards during this course.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Enjoy excellent career opportunities in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industrial sectors.

Many of our students follow a career path in

  • Biotechnology,
  • Biomedical science,
  • Pharmaceuticals,
  • Food technology,
  • Environmental management and agricultural sciences
  • Study a PhD.

Modules

This course will focus on creativity and innovation in management and their impact on increasing competitive advantage of organisations. The course will also explore the complexity of the creative process at the individual, group and organizational level, as well as discuss the competencies of a 'creative manager'.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

23,950

Entry requirements

A Second-class Honours degree or equivalent in a related subject area, such as biology, microbiology, biotechnology, biochemistry. Applicants with a degree in other areas may be considered. Professional experience may also be taken into account.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The university has over 7,000 postgraduate students from 140 countries around the world, taking up taught and research degrees. Study options vary from Financial Economics...more