Teaching programmes

Taught masters programmes

Innogen members and associates deliver taught masters courses at their host institutions and contribute to masters level teaching at Strathclyde University and the University of Glasgow. They also deliver guest lectures at other institutions, including UCL and Birkbeck, University of London.

Masters in Management of Bioeconomy, Innovation and Governance (MSc BIG)
The University of Edinburgh

This programme is an innovative and dynamic postgraduate qualification designed to meet the increasing demand for skilled people in the growing global bioeconomy. The MSc BIG responds to a number of key challenges, including: developing sustainable innovation in a responsible manner; identifying and exploiting value throughout innovation ecosystems; and bringing new technologies to existing and emerging markets. MSc BIG graduates are taught how to use customized methods to deal with complex issues ranging from foresight and innovation systems analysis, strategic decision making in companies, value chain analysis and business model development, product and process regulation, to ensuring ‘responsibility’ in research and innovation. Students also have the opportunity to write their dissertations on collaborations through work-based placements with organizations or companies involved in the bioeconomy.

For further details and to apply, visit the programme website

Masters in Development Management
The Open University (Distance learning)

This masters degree addresses the needs of development managers, as well as other professionals who work in development contexts, locally and globally. The masters in Development Management programme promotes a better understanding of the complex processes labelled ‘development’, with a particular focus on dealing with conflict and on building the institutions that make development sustainable. The degree culminates in a research project which enhances both the students’ research skills and understanding of a development management problem. This degree helps build a range of development management skills and encourages critical reflection on how development is managed at present and creative thinking on how it might be managed better.

For further details and to apply, visit the programme website

PhD programmes

Innogen researchers offer supervision for postgraduate study across a breadth of areas relating to social aspects of new scientific discoveries and emerging technologies.

For further details, please contact innogen@ed.ac.uk

Current and completed PhD projects associated with innogen.

CPD programmes

Innogen researchers are exploring the possibility of developing a range of online CPD courses to help researchers, entrepreneurs and policymakers stay up-to-date with the latest regulatory systems for innovative technologies and support responsible engagement.

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