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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Pharmacology Pharmacy

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The MRes (Pharmaceutical Sciences) course at UCLan provides specialist theoretical and practical knowledge of drug development, with the emphasis on the procedure of drug discovery, from target identification through to product marketing. The course comprises of 1 semester of taught lectures, tutorials and lab work followed by 2 semesters of full-time, independent laboratory based research project. This course is taught by researchers who have published extensively in the field of chemistry / pharmaceutics and who have a wide variety of expertise in drug development, formulation and drug delivery. The student will have an opportunity to select the supervisor and a research topic in a field of biopharmaceutics, inhalation, pharmacokinetics, clinical pharmaceutics, 3D printing, herbal drug extraction, structure modifications, nanotechnology, topical and oral medications. We have close industrial links with Rosemont Pharmaceuticals, Wockhardt UK and GSK. Students will be exposed to the industrial setting through visits and placements. The assessment strategies include: exams based on mixed short and long essay questions, case studies, PowerPoint presentations, academic reports, lab skills test and oral viva. This postgraduate course will prepare you for further study to PhD level or to undertake jobs in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries in the UK and overseas.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,950

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have an honours degree (Minimum 2:2 UK-equivalent) in the fields of physical sciences, biosciences or pharmacy (or overseas equivalent); A qualification or experience deemed to be equivalent to the above.

University information

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a leading modern university based in the centre of Preston. Offering innovation, world-leading research and real-world practicality to inspire their students, the University provides a high-quality experience. The University offers over 200 postgraduate courses – both taught and research – in a range of subjects. What's more, UCLan is ranked in the top 3.7% of universities in the world, while 16...more

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