University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Biotechnology and Enterprise

The course aims to provide students with scientific research skills and the basic business knowledge required to convert scientific discoveries into inventions and commercial products; how these translate into a business plan for start up technologies or innovative processes within biotechnology industries is also explored.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2.1 Honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject; for applicants whose 1st language is not English an IELTS score of 6.5 in each component, TOEFL 577 (paper based), TOEFL 233 (computer based) or TOEFL 90 (internet based) is required as a minimum.

Course modules

Modules include: Entrepreneurial skills: commercialisation in the life sciences; strategic business planning; research skills: completion of literature review; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by a research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

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