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Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

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Course type


Course Summary

This course offers a unique opportunity to study and play a role in the significant contributions that nanotechnology is bringing to advances in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. Suitable for anyone with a life sciences facing degree that is targeting industry facing employment in pharma or students will tackle nano-enabled innovation in molecular medicine, drug development, advanced drug delivery and imaging/diagnostics.

Assessments are constructed of essays, case studies, multiple choice questions and laboratory demonstrations, constructed to ensure continual learning and interactive assessment opportunities. The nanomedicine course appeals to all sectors in life sciences. We have students who have left the course and gone onto industry, academia (PhDs) and professional vocations. Some have gone onto industry, with a range of biopharmaceutical to biotechnology companies in the fields of drug/technology testing and development. On completion this course leads to MSc in Nanomedicine.

Different course options

Full time | Singleton Park Campus | 1 year | OCT

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Full time


1 year

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Tuition fees

UK fees
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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


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Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a 2:2 in a relevant subject such as biochemistry, biology, genetics, physics, pharmacology, medical engineering, pharmacy and significant relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.

University information

Located on the stunning Swansea Bay coastline, this Welsh university provides easy access to the city centre, as well as to the beaches of the spectacular Gower Peninsula. Swansea has recently been named University of the Year by students at the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2019, where it was also runner-up in the Postgraduate category. It’s also recognised as a UK top 30 research institution (Research Excellence Framework 2014). The...more

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