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
- Top 20 in the UK for Biological Sciences (Complete University Guide 2021).
- 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.
How to apply
International applicant information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'international'.
A Second-class Honours degree or equivalent in a related subject area, such as: Biology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, or Biochemistry. Applicants with a degree in other areas may be considered. Professional experience may also be taken into account. International students with academic qualifications below those required should contact our partner institution, Glasgow International College, who offer a range of pre-Masters courses.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course
Additional fee information
Sponsorship and funding information can be found via gla.ac.uk by searching for 'scholarships'.
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