Life Science Management - MBA & Engineering

Master of Business Administration and Engineering

This internationally accredited master’s degree in Life Science Management provides you as an academically qualified professional from a Biology, Biotech and Pharma background, 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.

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Leverage your career to the next level now

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.

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Professional focus right from the start

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 will complete a personal coaching programme, 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.

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Ideally prepared for future positions with greater responsibility

Over 95% of the MBA & Engineering in Life Sciences Management graduates are employed within six months after graduating by multinational companies such as Bayer, Roche, Pfizer and others. 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, Rosch, Biotronik, Capgemini, IGES Institute, TissUse and Thermo Fisher.

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Study in the “Health Capital” Berlin, Germany’s Life Science hotspot

With its numerous biotech, medical engineering and pharmaceutical companies, research institutes and public institutions, the city offers you 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. Germany`s low tuition fees, safe and comfortable studying environment and excellent universities attract plenty of international Master students.

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