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BT4506: ADVANCED BIO-BUSINESS (2017-2018)

Last modified: 25 May 2018 11:16


Course Overview

  • this is the final course of 3 on Bio-Business and deals in depth with finance, corporate governance and business models;
  • the major assessment involves the students working together in teams to set up a virtual bio-business and to pitch this business to a group of experts in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector;
  • the team will adopt the roles of senior management team and present to the experts their part of the business

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 20 credits (10 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Heather Wallace

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • One of Anatomy (AN) (Studied) or Biochemistry (BC) (Studied) or Biomedical Sciences (BM) (Studied) or Biotechnology (BT) (Studied) or Developmental Biology (DB) (Studied) or Genetics (GN) (Studied) or Immunology (IM) (Studied) or Molecular Biology (MB) (Studied) or Microbiology (MC) (Studied) or Pharmacology (PA) (Studied) or Physiology (PY) (Studied) or Sports Science (SR) (Studied)
  • BT3502 Bio-Business (Passed)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

A series of lectures and tutorials that will challenge the students to apply what they know (on their own or as part of a business team) to a "real" company.


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: Continuous assessment (100%); two essays (40% each) and one presentation (20%).

Formative Assessment

Elevator pitch presentation.

Feedback

Oral, written comments on reports, essays etc.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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