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Pharmaceutical Analysis MSc

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Pharmacology Pharmacy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

On this course, you'll learn the skills required of an analyst and become familiar with the principles of modern instrumental analytical techniques, methods and statistics. You'll study the practice and theory of the field, and consider the pharmaceutical industry in detail. You will: develop the skills you need to operate common analytical laboratory instruments; Learn to obtain and interpret analytical information from a variety of products; Apply good experimental design techniques and use statistical methods for data evaluation; Analyse and interpret data with industry-standard management systems; Understand the background of drug design and development, and the wider industry. Throughout the course, you'll learn the fundamentals of analytical chemistry and how it is applied to pharmaceutical, environmental and materials analyses. You learn how to develop methods to determine the levels of active ingredients and contaminants in pharmaceutical preparations. You will understand regulations governing the analysis which demand that you work under a strict quality assurance and quality control regimes. This course prepares you for a career in: the pharmaceutical industry; academic or industrial research; quality assurance; analytical laboratories. Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work as: methods development scientists; drug development scientists; compliance officers; PhD students.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 12 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£7,200

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£13,500

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need a 2:1 in a relevant Honours degree is normally accepted as the entry requirement for the course. Applicants with a 2:2 are also actively encouraged to apply and will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants with alternative qualifications with academic attainment or skills in subjects which are directly relevant to the course will also be considered.