University of Edinburgh: Management of Bioeconomy, Innovation & Governance (MSc)

InstitutionUniversity of Edinburgh View institution profile
Department School of Social and Political Science
Web http://www.ed.ac.uk/studying
Email pgadmissions.sps@ed.ac.uk
Telephone 0131 651 3064
Study type Taught

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 BIG) is an innovative and dynamic postgraduate qualification designed to meet the increasing demand for skilled people in the growing global bioeconomy.

The MSc BIG programme responds to the central challenges of the bioeconomy, including: developing sustainable innovation in a responsible manner; identifying and exploiting value throughout innovation ecosystems; and bringing new technologies to existing and emerging markets.

To meet these modern challenges, MSc BIG 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 include:

- agricultural biotechnology

- sustainable food and animal production

- synthetic biology

- pharmaceuticals and antimicrobial resistance

- regenerative medicine and cell therapies

- stratified medicine

- industrial biotechnology

- genetic databases

- biofuels and energy-related developments

MSc BIG 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, and governance and intellectual property.

4 course options

Qualification MSc
Level SCQF Level 11
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.

Modules

See our website for detailed programme information.

Location Central area campus
George Square
Edinburgh
EH8 9JZ

Fees

EU 13100 GBP for Year 1
England 13100 GBP for Year 1
Northern Ireland 13100 GBP for Year 1
Scotland 13100 GBP for Year 1
Wales 13100 GBP for Year 1
International 20500 GBP for Year 1

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