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Course summary

This programme responds to the rapid growth in the global bioeconomy by providing the core knowledge and skills needed to compete in a rapidly evolving, highly skilled workforce. The Masters in Management of Bioeconomy, Innovation and Governance (MSc MBIG) is an innovative and dynamic postgraduate qualification designed to meet the increasing demand for skilled people in the growing global bioeconomy. The MSc MBIG programme responds to the central challenges of the bioeconomy, including:

  • developing innovations in life science responsibly
  • identifying and exploiting value throughout innovation ecosystems
  • bringing new technologies to existing and emerging markets
To meet these modern challenges, MSc MBIG provides students with a dynamic set of competencies, and knowledge about life science innovation, as highly desired by prospective employers in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. Areas covered by the programme Areas covered by the programme include:
  • agricultural biotechnology
  • sustainable food and animal production
  • synthetic biology
  • pharmaceuticals and antimicrobial resistance
  • stratified medicine
  • industrial biotechnology
  • genetic databases
  • biofuels and energy-related developments
MSc MBIG graduates will excel in strategic thinking that brings globally contextualised solutions to practical problems relating to:
  • innovation and firm strategy
  • policy and regulation
  • collaborative R&D models
  • governance and intellectual property

Modules

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


Fees and funding

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Management of Bioeconomy, Innovation and Governance at The University of Edinburgh - UCAS