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Pharmaceutical Analysis with Management Studies MSc

Pharmaceutical Analysis with Management Studies MSc

Different course options

Full time | Penrhyn Road Campus | 1 year | 09-JAN-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

09-JAN-23

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Management Studies / Science Pharmacology Pharmacy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Why choose this course?

This course enables you to gain a recognised qualification that will further your career in the pharmaceutical industry or public services, while also providing an excellent foundation for a further research degree. You will gain a strong background in the theory of analytical techniques used in pharmaceutical science and how to apply them to complex problems in an industrially relevant context. You can choose to combine your studies with training in the fundamentals of management theory.

What you will study

You will gain key skills in the specialised area of pharmaceutical analysis, including good measurement and scientific practice, evaluation interpretation of data, and other professional and organisational skills. In addition to studying core analytical techniques and their applications, you will be introduced to various pharmaceutical technologies, for example, formulations and topics such as clinical pharmacokinetics. You may be offered a placement within industry (depending on your results and project availability) where you will carry out your independent research project. The Management Studies option enables you to explore the fundamentals of management theory within the commercial and public sectors.

Teaching and assessment

Assessment typically comprises practical tasks (eg presentations) and coursework (eg essays, reports, dissertation).

After you graduate

Recent graduates have gone on to a range of roles, including: pharmaceutical analysts in large and SME chemical/pharmaceutical companies; teaching; PhD research; sales and marketing; and managerial.

Modules

This module involves a research- or industry-based in-depth research project. You will develop your ability to critically evaluate your own work as well as the work of others, utilising analytical and laboratory skills.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

9,620

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

15,400

Entry requirements

Students need to have a good honours degree in chemistry, pharmacy, life science, pharmaceutical science or a related subject such as pharmacology or biomedical science. Other degrees will be considered on an individual basis. If they do not hold a degree in one of the relevant subjects listed above, significant relevant experience will be considered. Students with alternative qualifications will also need appropriate experience in analysis. Each application is assessed on an individual basis and may be subject to additional requirements, such as undertaking short course(s), work experience and/or English language qualification(s). Meeting particular minimum entry requirements does not automatically guarantee a place.

University information

Located in South-West London, Kingston University offers a high-quality portfolio of taught postgraduate and research degree courses in a buzzing, student-friendly, riverside town. Students at Kingston are equipped with the skills they need to succeed in the modern workplace and are provided with a huge variety of learning opportunities, state-of-the-art resources and facilities and support services. Postgraduate study spans four academic...more