MSc Biotechnology and Enterprise / Overview

Year of entry: 2022

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Degree awarded
MSc
Duration
1 year (full-time)
Entry requirements

We require an honours degree (minimum Upper Second) or overseas equivalent  in:

  • biological sciences

With sufficient evidence of the relevant units taken.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Please apply via our online application form. See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

Due to the high demand for this course we operate a staged admissions process as set out below. However, we reserve the right to close applications at any stage if the course is full so recommend that you apply as early as possible. To avoid any delay in processing your application, please ensure that you submit all your supporting documents with your application. If we make you an offer, you will have 4 weeks to reply. Offers not replied to within 4 weeks will be withdrawn so that a place can be offered to another candidate.

  • Stage 1: Application completed by 10 December 2021; decision by 31 January 2022
  • Stage 2: Application completed by 10 March 2022; decision by 10 April 2022
  • Stage 3: Application completed by 10 May 2022; decision by 10 June 2022
  • Stage 4: Application completed by 31 July 2022; decision by 31 August 2022

Please note we give preference to applicants with grades above our minimum entry requirements due to the competition for places.

Whilst we aim to give you a decision on your application by the deadline date, in some instances due to the competition for places and the volume of applications received, it may be necessary to roll your application forward to the next deadline date. If this is the case we will let you know after the initial deadline has passed.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
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Course overview

  • Learn how to turn scientific discoveries into inventions and commercial products through this course taught jointly by the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health and Alliance Manchester Business School.
  • Study at a university ranked 7th in the UK for Business and Management and 6th for Biological Sciences (QS World University Rankings 2021).
  • Develop research skills and scientific knowledge applicable to a range of careers, including working as a consultant, in business development, as a research and development manager, patent engineer and technical specialist, or continuing research in a PhD programme.

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Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

For the latest scholarship and bursary information please visit the fees and funding page.

Contact details

School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Contact name
Postgraduate Admissions Office
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 5439
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/biology
School/Faculty
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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