Taught course

Applied Biopharmaceutical Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship (ABBE)

University of Nottingham · Division of Food Sciences

Entry requirements

BSc or BA Honours in a relevant subject area to 2:1 level or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The course provides students with the scientific research skills and the basic business knowledge needed to convert scientific discoveries into inventions and commercial products.

Run in conjunction with the University's Business School, you will learn how to translate ideas and concepts into a business plan for start-up technologies or innovative processes within biotechnology industries.

  • You will acquire a combination of essential research and business skills in finance, marketing and management which will equip you for career opportunities in the global biotechnology market.
  • A series of off-site visits to institutes and biotechnology companies will provide you with information on the latest technologies and research
  • You will undertake a three-month industry placement research project or management project in conjunction with a biopharmaceutical or biotechnological company in line with your individual career aspirations

For more details, visit the University of Nottingham online prospectus.

Information for international students

International and EU students

Masters scholarships are available for international students from a wide variety of countries and areas of study. You must already have an offer to study at Nottingham to apply. Please note closing dates to ensure your course application is submitted in good time.

Information and advice on funding your degree, living costs and working while you study is available on our website, as well as country-specific resources.

Fees and funding

UK/EU students

General information on funding for both research and taught degrees, applicable to UK/HEU students is available at the University's Graduate School.

Government loans for masters courses

The Government offers postgraduate student loans for students studying a taught or research masters course. Applicants must ordinarily live in England or the EU. Student loans are also available for students from Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0) 115 951 5559