UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

A new integrated curriculum combining management and life science expertise to prepare you for a future in the biotechnology industry and bioscience enterprise.

Programme Structure

The Bioscience Entrepreneurship MSc is designed for students who intend to start and run high impact enterprises in the life sciences sector. It is ideal for you if you have a science degree and an interest in enterprise or your own start-up. The programme will allow you to develop skills and strategies for identifying science-based solutions in response to need, exploring their potential as innovations and shaping opportunities for these to be developed and actualised.

You will be taught by business, technology and research experts including those who have pioneered Al breakthroughs developed with Moorfields Eye Hospital and DeepMind, stem cell-based discoveries for regenerative treatments, and neuroscience innovations through the Cortex Lab.

On completion of this programme, you will have:

An enhanced understanding of the intersection between biosciences and business

Substantial research and analytical skills and methodologies which support scientific and business entrepreneurship

Effective written and verbal communication skills, which support information and data management

Knowledge of the ethical, legal and regulatory issues associated with bringing scientific advances to market

The capacity to identify potential business opportunities arising from research in life sciences and related areas

The ability to exploit entrepreneurial opportunities independently or within larger organisations.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,940 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £24,980 Overseas Fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc £8,940 European Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £4,605 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £12,470 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc £4,605 European Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: An upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree in the Life Sciences or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
  • International entry requirements: An upper second-class UK Bachelor's degree in the Life Sciences or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Overall grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each of the subtests. Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT - Overall score of 100 with 24/30 in reading and writing and 20/30 in speaking and listening. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English - Overall score of 185 with 176 in all subtests. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English - Overall score of 185 with 176 in all subtests. City & Guilds (Pitman Examination in International ESOL) - Pass at Mastery level when achieved with a pass at Mastery level in the Pitman International Spoken test (ISESOL). Pearson Test of English (Academic) - 69 overall, with a minimum of 62 in each Communicative Skill. Trinity College London, Integrated Skills in English (Trinity ISE) III - Successful completion of ISE III with ?merit? in all components. UCL International Pre-Master's Courses - Overall mark of 70% with at least 65% in each of the four elements of the examination. Equivalent to 7.0 in IELTS. UCL Pre-sessional English Courses - Mark of 70%, with at least 65% in each of the subtests.
  • IELTS score: 7
  • TOEFL score: 100