Biotechnology with Business Enterprise at University of Leeds - UCAS

University of Leeds

Degree level: Postgraduate

Biotechnology with Business Enterprise (Taught)

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Course summary

Transform the world by turning scientific discoveries into commercial products This unique business-focused biotechnology Masters programme has been specifically designed to tackle the enterprise skills gap in the bioscience graduate jobs market. Hosted by the Faculty of Biological Sciences and run jointly with Leeds University Business School, this interdisciplinary Masters provides the skills to translate scientific research breakthroughs into exciting enterprise ventures with commercial application. You’ll learn key theoretical knowledge whilst being given the opportunity to gain practical hands-on experience in our field-leading facilities. This will not only equip you with a cutting-edge scientific understanding, but also with the skills necessary to turn lab-based inventions and knowledge into commercial enterprises and socially useful products. You will also develop skills such as knowledge transfer, venture capital, business development, intellectual property and technology transfer, all of which are extremely desirable within the biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and molecular bioscience industries. Alternatively, graduates of the programme may choose to conduct research at PhD level and subsequently create their own new business ventures. This programme is open to a diverse range of students who have backgrounds in biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, health, natural sciences, medicinal chemistry and bioengineering. Course highlights

  • Interdisciplinary learning with business components taught by the renowned Leeds University Business School.
  • Commercially-focussed Masters developed to enhance transferable and entrepreneurial skills, highly sought-after by industry.
  • Gain the intellectual property (IP), translational and commercialisation skills to develop your own business ventures based on ideas created at the laboratory bench.
  • Learn entrepreneurial skills to transform the world by solving problems and develop leadership skills to communicate and manage change.
  • Gain support and advice with starting your own business from Spark.

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with minimum 2:1 (Hons) in a relevant subject such as: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Pharmacology, Biomedical Science, Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, Natural Sciences

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5with no less than 6.0 in each component skill
TOEFL (iBT)92with no less than 21 in listening, 21 in reading, 23 in speaking and 22 in writing
PTE Academic64with no less than 60 in any component

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Biotechnology with Business Enterprise at University of Leeds - UCAS