This internationally accredited master’s degree in Life Science Management provides you as an academically qualified professional with an advanced level of comprehensive, industry-specific knowledge and management expertise for the international life science industry. Benefit from this unique integral programme approach recognising the need for leaders with deep understanding of science and management alike.
Our study programme, taught exclusively in English, is dedicated to engineers, natural scientists, business managers, industrial engineers and similar professionals. It aims at applying existing knowledge to fundamental problems within life sciences and at supplementing this competence by branch-specific knowledge and managerial expertise. The curriculum covers a wide range of academic topics as well as practical modules, enabling you to comprehend the entire value chain from various perspectives.
Almost every company in the life science industry has to deal with risk management, financial planning, project management, sales, marketing and business development. In order to prepare you for such tasks, project and practical work accounts for 30 percent of the study programme. Alongside your studies, you have personal coaching support from lecturers, participate in excursions to companies and research institutions in the life science industry and attend trade fairs and conferences. Class sizes are small, and for each student a professor acts as a personal mentor and academic advisor.
After completing the MBA & E in Life Science Management Programme, you will be able to make business decisions based on comprehensive, industry-specific knowledge and take on managerial responsibilities within the international life science industry.
This advanced course transitions professionals, who have studied Science Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Food Technology, Environmental Studies or Business into more senior management roles. The unique combined approach of the programme develops you to boost performance and productivity as engineers, natural scientists, business managers, industrial engineers and similar professionals within the life science industry.
Over 95% of the MBA&E in Life Sciences Management graduates are employed within six months after graduating by multinational companies such as Bayer, Roche, Pfizer and others. As a graduate of this programme, you will be perfectly prepared for an international job environment within the pharma/biotech and life science sector.
HTW is located in one of the most interesting and multifaceted capitals in the world. With its international flair, high standards, affordable living costs, offering a broad range of free time activities. Berlin attracts professionals from all over the world to study, live and work. “Health Capital” Berlin is one of Germany’s life science hotspots. Its combination of biotech, medical engineering and pharmaceutical companies, research institutes and public institutions is unique and provides an excellent base for networking, apprenticeship and project work during your studies as well as to propel your career to more senior management roles within the life science industry.
The life science industry is one of the fastest growing economic sectors worldwide. In line with the international reach of this industry, cross-cultural leadership experience is becoming ever more important. The postgraduate master’s degree course Life Science Management at HTW Berlin prepares academically qualified young professionals ideally for this international job environment within the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical technology industries.
We partner with leading, global applied companies to equip you with both the life science academic and practical work-based experience required to work in the international life science industry. Just to name a few partners that our students are working with are Bayer, Pfizer, Biotronik, Capgemini, IGES Institute, TissUse and Thermo Fisher.
Admission deadline has been extended due to pandemic reasons till April 30th, 2022 for the winter semester intake in October 2022.
If you have any questions about the course, or would like to speak to a member of the academic team please get in touch via [email protected] or call on +49 30 5019 3227.
Visit the MBA & Engineering in Life Science Management page on the HTW Berlin - University of Applied Sciences web site for more details!
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