New interdisciplinary study: Honors certificate in Life Science Innovation

June 30, 2023

Now students who want to pursue a career in innovation and entrepreneurship can take an honours certificate in Life Science Innovation. The study will give the students a unique interdisciplinary competence in life science innovation and entrepreneurship and is aimed at students who have already been admitted to a master's programme or professional studies. The duration of study is one year and will give 20 credits, and is taken alongside the master's program (2nd and 3rd semester) or the professional study the student is currently doing. Through lectures, seminars and project-based learning in interdisciplinary teams, the student will learn to identify and develop ideas from life science research into new products and services. With this, UiO has launched its second interdisciplinary honours certificate for postgraduate students, Environmental Humanities and Science was launched in 2020.

Now students who want to pursue a career in innovation and entrepreneurship can take an honours certificate in Life Science Innovation. From 15 September it will possible to apply for admission, the application deadline is 15 October. The studies will start in January 2024.

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The study will give the students a unique interdisciplinary competence in life science innovation and entrepreneurship and is aimed at students who have already been admitted to a master's programme or professional studies. The duration of study is one year and will give 20 credits, and is taken alongside the master's program (2nd and 3rd semester) or the professional study the student is currently doing.

Through lectures, seminars and project-based learning in interdisciplinary teams, the student will learn to identify and develop ideas from life science research into new products and services.

The certificate is hosted by the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, UiO, but the individual courses will be taught at the Department of Pharmacy and the Department of Biosciences, as well as the Department of Basic Medical Science at the Faculty of Medicine. Students from these faculties, but also from other faculties, are encouraged to apply. An important learning outcome in this certificate is working constructively in small groups with people from different professional backgrounds.

With this, UiO has launched its second interdisciplinary honours certificate for postgraduate students, Environmental Humanities and Science was launched in 2020.

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The source of this news is from University of Oslo