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BT4506: ADVANCED BIO-BUSINESS (2019-2020)

Last modified: 01 Nov 2019 15:45


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 Other credits (0 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Professor Heather Wallace

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

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • BT3502 Bio-Business (Passed)
  • Either Programme Level 4 or Programme Level 5
  • 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)

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.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University week26
  • 1 Seminar during University weeks 26 - 30

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In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Essay

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 35
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Oral Presentation: Group

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 35
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Oral, written comments on reports, essays etc.

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Executive Summary

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Oral, written comments on reports, essays etc.

Learning Outcomes
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Formative Assessment

Elevator pitch presentation

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Learning Outcomes
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Course Learning Outcomes

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