Biomedical and Molecular Sciences with Management MSc

School of Life Sciences

Gain a strong grounding in the knowledge and skills - including management acumen - needed for a future in the fields of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals

Date of entry

September 2024

Start date
September 2024
12 months (full time)
Dundee City Campus

Biomedical and molecular sciences are fast-moving fields that explore the complexities of biological systems, often to benefit human health through the discovery of treatments or cures for diseases. We have particular research strengths in these areas at Dundee.

This course focuses on key areas in the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors, and will prepare you for a future in these industries. You'll gain knowledge and skills that employers are looking for – including an in-depth understanding of molecular and cellular mechanisms of a range of diseases, and how this can help develop better ways of diagnosing and treating disease.

Alongside the core science component of the course, you'll also take management modules that will help develop your skills in this area.

Following the taught component of this course, you'll undertake a bio-business research project where you will focus your business ideas on a bioscience research development, applying what you've learned to a real-life project. You'll work alongside University researchers and staff at our Centre of Entrepreneurship - a facility dedicated to improving entrepreneurship opportunities for students and staff.

Note: the teaching on this course is primarily classroom-based, not lab-based.

Biological Sciences and Biomedical Sciences courses

This course can also be studied with modules in Business, Entrepreneurship, or Marketing (all classroom-based), or as a standalone Biomedical and Molecular Sciences MSc (lab-based).

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“The best part about the biomedical course was the knowledge of the lecturers across various fields in biology, made for a very interesting experience. I thoroughly enjoyed my time at university. I would say the whole experience was very enriching.”

Caitlin Barbour, MSc Biomedical and Molecular Sciences with Management graduate


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