University of Edinburgh

Management of Bioeconomy, Innovation & Governance

Address:

Old College

South Bridge

Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9YL

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Management of Bioeconomy, Innovation & Governance

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme responds to the rapid growth in the global bioeconomy by providing the core knowledge and skills needed to compete in a rapidly evolving, highly skilled workforce.

The Masters in Management of Bioeconomy, Innovation and Governance (MSc BIG) is an innovative and dynamic postgraduate qualification designed to meet the increasing demand for skilled people in the growing global bioeconomy.

The MSc BIG programme responds to the central challenges of the bioeconomy, including: developing sustainable innovation in a responsible manner; identifying and exploiting value throughout innovation ecosystems; and bringing new technologies to existing and emerging markets.

To meet these modern challenges, MSc BIG provides students with a dynamic set of competencies, and knowledge about life science innovation, as highly desired by prospective employers in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.

Areas covered by the programme include:

* agricultural biotechnology

* sustainable food and animal production

* synthetic biology

* pharmaceuticals and antimicrobial resistance

* regenerative medicine and cell therapies

* stratified medicine

* industrial biotechnology

* genetic databases

* biofuels and energy-related developments

MSc BIG graduates will excel in strategic thinking that brings globally contextualised solutions to practical problems relating to innovation and firm strategy, policy and regulation, collaborative R&D models, and governance and intellectual property.

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Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

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