What will I learn?

Programme description

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 sustainable innovation in a responsible manner 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.

Which department am I in?

School of Social and Political Science

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
£24,000.00 (US$ 31,748) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

The University of Edinburgh

Student Recruitment and Admissions,

33 Buccleuch Place,

EDINBURGH,

EDINBURGH, CITY OF,

EH8 9JS, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

You should have an undergraduate degree from a recognised university or college with a minimum 3.25 GPA. Graduate entry to Medicine and Veterinary Medicine - For entry to most postgraduate taught or research degrees, the minimum requirement for students from the USA is an undergraduate degree from a recognised university or college with a minimum 3.25 GPA. Applications for graduate entry to the MBChB will be considered for the programme with: Pass in a 4-year undergraduate degree with a science major and a GPA of 3.4 or better, plus an overall MCAT score of 508 to include a minimum of: Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems - 128 ; Psychological, Social and Biological Foundations of Behaviour - 126 ; Chemistry and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems - 128; Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills - 126. Applicants must also take the UCAT. Veterinary Medicine: a minimum of at least two years of a pre-veterinary or science course at College; a minimum of one year (two semesters or three terms) in Chemistry; additional courses in Biology, Physics and/or Mathematics; a minimum grade point average of 3.4, with more than 3.0 in science courses which have been completed. Please refer the university website for details of the English Language requirements for entry to individual postgraduate degree programmes.

For international students

A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent. IELTS: total 7.0 (at least 6.5 in each module); TOEFL-iBT (including Special Home Edition): total 100 (at least 23 in each module).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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