- Module code: BS936
- Module name: Entrepreneurship & Commercialisation
- Department: School of Life Sciences
- Credit: 10
Module content and teaching
The primary aim of this module is to integrate information from the core modules by addressing the issues concerned with conversion of an idea in bio-science to a commercial reality. The module draws from information in the core business and bioscience modules and concludes with the student formulating, writing and presenting a Business Plan.
Principal learning outcomes
Demonstrate a broad knowledge and understanding of the requirements and issues associated with the successful conversion of an idea in biosciences to an exploitable, commercial product; the stages in establishing a bioscience business with emphasis on legislation, finance and ethics. Identify, analyse and resolve scientific, financial, legislative and ethical issues pertinent to converting an idea for a bioscience product into a commercial reality.
Timetabled teaching activities
20 hours lecture; 4 hours seminar; 4 hours group work
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|10 CATS (Module code: BS936-10)|
|A (Assessed work only)||Assessed Seminar||40%|
|2500 word essay||60%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- Postgraduate Medical Biotechnology and Business Management (J7N2) - Year 1