Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship
2 years. The programme is taught in English.
The Master's Programme in Bioentrepreneurship is aimed at students with a background in medicine, natural sciences or technology who envision working with the development and management of projects and companies in the life sciences field in the future.
Film and further information
- Programme presentation
Bioentrepreneurship is a relatively new social sciences field that combines biomedicine, natural sciences and technology with innovation processes and business administration.
The programme is interdisciplinary and provides students with a solid base in core fields such as business administration, entrepreneurship, business strategy, marketing, intellectual property and patents, product development and business development. The business administration courses are offered by KTH, the Royal Institute of Technology, through special arrangement.
The programme focuses on strategic and operative issues in the biomedical industry, and gives students in-depth knowledge of the processes and strategies needed to lead a successful project or company in this highly knowledge-intensive sector. As a key part of the programme, the students spend two internship periods at biomedical companies, public authorities, patent offices, university-based tech transfer units, venture capital firms or other relevant organisations in Sweden or abroad, and conclude their studies with an independent thesis.
- Specific entry requirements
A bachelor's degree or a professional degree equivalent to a Swedish Bachelor's degree of at least 180 credits in health care, biomedicine, biology, cellular and molecular biology, pharmaceutics,
chemistry, medicine or biotechnology.
Proficiency in the English language should be documented by an internationally recognized test such as TOEFL: internet based (iBT) with a total score of at least 90 and minimum score of 20 on written test, paper based (PBT) with a total score of at least 575, and minimum score of 4.5 on written test, or IELTS (academic) with an overall mark of at least 6.5 and no band less than 5.5; or other documentation that according to regulations certifies the equivalence of English B at Swedish upper secondary school.
- Start of programme
Introductory week in late August. Lectures start early September 2012
Master of Science (120 credits) in Medical Science
- Career opportunities
The programme provides a solid foundation for a career in the biotechnical, pharmaceutical, medical technology or other related industries, in consultancy firms within specialist fields such as business development or patents, in venture capital, in the public administration of seed financing, or in biomedical industry trade associations.
→- Autumn 2012
- Full time (100%), Lecturing in daytime
- Study places
- Application code
- Study location
- The selection is based on an overall assessment of the applicant's qualifications such as previous education, relevant work and/or research experience and statement of intent. Letters of recommendation are not required.
Please submit a letter of intent (not more than one page) and any other certificates to document any relevant qualifications that you wish to be evaluated in the selection between eligible applicants. All documents should be sent directly to Universityadmissions in Sweden.
- Application deadline
- Application opens
The online application opens 17 October 2011.
Apply at universityadmissions.se
- Application fee
- 900 SEK
- Total amount
- 360 000 SEK
- First instalment
- 90 000 SEK
Application and tuition fees
If you have citizenship within the EU/EEA, or Switzerland, you are not required to pay application or tuition fees. For further details: universityadmissions.se.