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Entry requirements

2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.

Months of entry


Course content

The modern medical biotechnology industries are a major component of global industrialised economies with impact around the world. The industry is demanding technical specialists with both business and scientific knowledge, requirements met by this MSc programme which covers a broad range of biomedical science, business and management skills as an integrated package.

The MSc will provide you with knowledge and understanding of the key technical, business and societal issues relevant to the operation and development of medical biotechnology industries. It will equips you to make original and informed contributions to advance and develop these industries. It will also develop your capability to research and analyse market needs for medical product development, propose technical strategy based on up to date information and leading edge diagnostic technology.

Leading individuals with expertise, from Life Sciences and Warwick Business School, form a multidisciplinary teaching faculty. The course is delivered by internationally acknowledged academics and industrail experts.

Core Modules

  • Fundamentals of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering
  • Drug Discovery & Biopharmaceutical Development
  • Entrpreneurship & Commercialisation
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Medical Diagnostics
  • Business Strategy
  • Marketing Management
  • Accounting & Financial Management
  • Dissertation/Project

In the past optional modules have included

  • Environmental Protection, Risk Management & Safety
  • Essentials of Medical Genomics
  • Innovations to Prevent & Treat Infectious Disease
  • Microbiomics & Metagenomics

Gradautes work in a wide range of jobs including project management, business development and general managerial positions. Job titles include Regulatory Affairs Officer, Technology Graduate Associate, Clinical Trial Clerk and Associate Data Analyst.

Information for international students

English Language requirement: Band A. For more guidance on English language requirements please visit our website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

There are several funding opportunities available for students applying for this course. These include external awards, wider University awards and departmental scholarships and bursaries.For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Life Sciences PGT Team
+44 (0) 24 7657 4995