Biotechnology and Business Enterprise, MRes

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    17935
    Tuition (Full programme)
    6000
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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Our Biotechnology and Business Enterprise MRes is a research-based course with a taught component that is equivalent to an MSc. It provides a springboard into a career that involves a working knowledge of scientific research.
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

The course is for students with a BSc in the life sciences or another science discipline. It is also for intercalating and qualified MBBS or BDS students. You can study the course as a stand-alone qualification or as an entry route to a PhD or MD.

The taught part of the course includes biotechnology and business enterprise specific content. You have the flexibility to select complementary modules and develop a bespoke course. You will also receive training in general research principles and in professional and key skills.

The course focuses on how to turn research laboratory breakthroughs into successful biotechnology companies. Subjects covered include:

  • business models
  • securing funding from venture capitalists and other sources
  • establishing licensing, contracts and legal ownership
  • critical aspects of business planning and project management
  • the science of the biotechnology industry and processing

Programme Structure

  • Ageing and Health
  • The Biological Study of Behaviour
  • Applied Ethology
  • Applied Immunobiology of Human Disease
  • Applying the Three Rs to In-Vivo Experimental Techniques
  • Bioinformatics Theory and Practice
  • Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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Academic Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a science discipline or an MBBS/BDS degree with high grades. Practical laboratory work experience is desirable, but not essential.

International Students

To study this course you need to meet the following English Language requirements:

Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.5 in all other sub-skills).

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • GBP 17935 International
  • GBP 6000 EU/EEA

Funding

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