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MSC Pharmaceutical Analysis

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Pharmacology Pharmacy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

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. Throughout the course, you'll learn the fundamentals of analytical chemistry and how it is applied to pharmaceutical, environmental and materials analyses. You’ll work in industry-standard laboratories and teaching laboratories, alongside research-active staff who are renowned in their field.

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. You will have the opportunity to conduct a semester-long investigative research project within the biomedical field. This work will take place in cutting-edge, industry-standard laboratories and teaching labs under the supervision of world-renowned active research staff. This work will be aligned with the current research interests of an academic member of staff within our specialist Biomolecular Sciences Research Centre. The project will include a critical review of the litrature relevant to your research project, the development of a project proposal, design of research methods and the analysis, presentation and interpretation of experimental data.

Future careers

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 | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

Advanced Laboratory And Research Practice (30 Credits) - Core
Applied Laboratory Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Biopharmaceuticals And Drug Discovery (15 Credits) - Core
The Analytical Approach (15 Credits) - Core
Research Project (60 Credits) - Core
Separation And Detection Science (15 Credits) - Core
Medicinal Chemistry And Drug Discovery (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£7,420

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£13,905

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. Students with a 2:2 are also actively encouraged to apply and will be considered on an individual basis. Students with alternative qualifications with academic attainment or skills in subjects which are directly relevant to the course will also be considered.

University information

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 6,000 of those studying at postgraduate level. Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for creative problem-solving and dealing with complexity in the real...more

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