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University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Master of Bioscience Enterprise

Taught by the School of Biological Sciences, the Business School and the Faculty of Law, the MBioEnt teaches scientists to understand and protect the value of their research.

You’ll learn how to translate breakthrough discoveries into high-value products, strategies for commercialization, key aspects of intellectual property law, valuation tools, and how to write a business plan.

You’ll also complete a six-month industry internship, which offers a unique opportunity to put your skills into practice.

Campus Information

City Campus

The City Campus is right in the heart of Auckland. You are within walking distance of all the main cultural, entertainment and commercial hubs.

Intakes

  • Feb
  • March

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

COE
10 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Graduates of the MBioEnt can look forward to opportunities in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, reagent or device companies; the food and beverage industry; technology transfer offices in universities; Crown Research Institutes; business development, finance and investment firms; and Government agencies.

Jobs related to this program

  • Business analyst
  • Business development
  • Consultant
  • Market analyst
  • Marketing professional
  • Product development
  • Regulatory development

PSW Opportunity

You can apply for a Post-study Work Visa for up to 3 years.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Program requirements
 
You must have completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Bioscience Enterprise (PGDipBioEnt) at the University of Auckland with a GPA of 6.0 in at least 90 points.

If you have completed an undergraduate degree (or higher) in science, engineering or technology, you must complete the PGDipBioEnt before applying for this program.