Business Administration and Bioentrepreneurship, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    12500
    Tuition (Year)
    Free
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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By combining courses in advanced biology/biotechnology with business tools and methods, you will learn what is required to translate scientific research and patents into innovative products and viable business opportunities. The teaching draws on industry experts, high quality academic faculty, real life cases, insight into bio ventures, and includes a three month internship in one of Denmark’s le

About

MSc in Business Administration and Bioentrepreneurship is a full-time two year (four semesters) programme. You will take courses in advanced biology and learn the business tools and methods from business required to translate scientific research and patents into innovative products and viable business opportunities. The teaching draws on industry experts, high quality academic faculty, real life cases, insight into bio ventures, and a three month internship in one of Denmark’s leading life-science companies.

Career opportunities

With a master’s degree in bioentrepreneurship you can manage the following tasks in Denmark as well as abroad:

  • Market analysis and planning
  • Valuation and finance
  • Innovation and IPR
  • Management of biotech companies regarding its finances , organiation and governance
  • Development of large sales and collaboration projects (business development)

Job functions:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Strategy Manager
  • R&D Manager
  • IPR Manager
  • Consultant
  • Project Manager

Industry:

  • Biotech
  • Industrial Biotech
  • Pharma
  • Life Science
  • Health
  • Food Processing

Accreditation

Since 2000 CBS has been accredited by EQUIS, and since 2007 also by AMBA. August 1st 2011 CBS received accreditation by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) as the first school in Scandinavia. CBS has thus acquired 'The Triple Crown', an acknowledgement only shared by around 50 business schools worldwide. These schools all belong the the absolute top business schools and include schools such as INSEAD, London Business School, IMD, and Rotterdam School of Management.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Innovation, entrepreneurship and strategy in biobusiness 
  • Biobusiness marketing 
  • Governance, Control and Contracts in biobusiness 
  • Finance, Accounting and valuation in BioBusiness 
  • BBIP Entrepreneurship Project
  • Internship in partner firms
  • Master thesis 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Study intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score: 6

    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.

    Take IELTS test
  • Minimum required score: 550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score: 80

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

MSc in Business Administration and Bioentrepreneurship accept applicants with a bachelor degree, as well as students who are currently already enrolled in a Master or Phd programme.

The application process depends on which of these groups you belong to.

Admission for students with a bachelor degree

  •  fulfill the specific entry requirements, and
  •  fulfil the language requirement, and
  •  fulfil the general entry requirement of having an academic bachelor degree within the natural sciences

Selection criteria

The MSc in Business Administration and Bioentrepreneurship has a limited number of places; if there are more applicants fulfilling the entry requirements than places available, a selection of applicants will take place.

To find out more about fulfilment of the entry requirements and the process of admission, go to the pages for Graduate Admission.

Admission for students currently enrolled in a Master or Phd programme

  • You must have passed min. 55 ECTS-points at graduate level in one or more of the following course areas: biology, biotechnology, systems biology, sustainable biotechnology, molecular biology, molecular medicine, molecular biomedicine, biochemistry, biomedicine, technical biomedicine, chemistry and technology, human biology, medicine and technology, nanotechnology, and pharmacy.
  • You must have passed min. 5 ECTS-points at graduate level in IPR (intellectual property rights) related to life science.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 12500 International
  • Free EU/EEA


Funding

Scholarship

CBS welcomes scholarship applications from graduate applicants, who come from countries outside of EU/EEA and need a student residence permit to study at CBS, regardless of gender, age, nationality and religion - we are interested in your motivation and your academic background.

Facts:

Each scholarship consists of a tuition fee waiver and a monthly scholarship of DKK 5,500 to cover living costs in Denmark (the equivalent of SU, the State Educational Grant given to Danish students). The grant is paid out in advance every month and has a maximum duration of 22 months, starting 1 September the year you are accepted. The grant is taxable in Denmark according to the rules and regulations governing income from grants and tax exemption for developing countries.

In 2012 CBS offered 25 scholarships.

Who:

You may be considered for a scholarship if you:

  • are a non-EU/EEA citizen
  • need a student residence permit to study at CBS
  • apply online at Admission Flow by 1 February, 12 noon
  • upload documentation and a motivational essay by 1 February, 12 noon

Students who receive a CBS scholarship may not receive a scholarship from their home country and are not entitled to SU (Danish State Educational Grant) or any other type of public support in Denmark.

To keep receiving the scholarship, recipients must be active students throughout the prescribed duration of their studies at CBS.

Procedure:

If you wish to be considered for a scholarship, you must apply for admission no later than 1 February 12 noon - no matter if you are a Group A or a Group B applicant – at Admission Flow.

When you apply for admission you must indicate that you wish to be considered for a scholarship and you are to upload a motivational essay. A selection committee will make a recommendation to the CBS President, who will make the final decision as to which applicants will be offered a scholarship.

Applicants who are offered a scholarship will be notified of this by 1 March at the latest via Admission Flow. If you are offered a scholarship, you have until 15 March 12 noon to accept the scholarship.

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.