What will I learn?

This course offers an expansion of our already successful MSc Biotechnology into industrial biotechnology and business management. It is jointly run with Adam Smith Business School. The course involves 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. This course has a strong laboratory component, with courses that run throughout the year, giving you hands on experience of diverse biotechnological research skills. This Masters in biotechnology & management provides an advanced practical knowledge of how research and industry are being applied to solve real world problems. This programme will prepare you for a career in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industrial sectors or for entry into PhD programmes.

Which department am I in?

Adam Smith Business School

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£21,020.00 (US$ 27,143) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2020

Venue

University of Glasgow

The Fraser Building,

65 Hillhead Street,

Glasgow,

Glasgow, City Of,

G12 8QQ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must hold Bachelor’s degree (GPA: 3.0+) from an accredited university or college in a relevant subject. Normally a 2.1 or 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject will be accepted. Please refer the university website for details of the English Language requirements for entry to individual postgraduate degree programmes.

For international students

Students whose first language is not English need to have IELTS Academic: overall score 6.5; no sub-test less than 6.0 or equivalent scores in another recognised qualification; TOEFL- iBT: 90 (Reading: 20, Listening: 19, Speaking: 19, Writing: 23).

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