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Pharmaceutical Sciences with Industrial Practice, MSc

Pharmaceutical Sciences with Industrial Practice, MSc

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Study mode

Sandwich

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-21

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Pharmacology Pharmacy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course is designed for graduates who are interested in careers in the pharmaceutical industries. The first year is spent studying the MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences. You'll improve your problem-based learning through case studies, develop entrepreneurial skills, and discover the values of ethical enterprise. A second-year internship gives you the opportunity to put this knowledge into practice and gain experience in industrial laboratories, contributing to your professional development as a scientist.

You'll emerge with advanced knowledge and extensive laboratory skills, covering disciplines including drug discovery and medical chemistry as well as product development and manufacturing. Graduates are in high demand due to the combination of in-depth knowledge and skills and experience.

The industrial year is an opportunity to put into practice the knowledge and experienced from your first year. The placement provides a valuable opportunity to work in state-of-the-art industrial laboratories. Combine advanced learning of leading techniques and processes with how they are applied in industry, all contributing to your professional development as a scientist. To complete the MSc with Industrial Practice, you must complete 11 months of full-time industrial experience in addition to the 12-month taught course.

Modules

The aim of this module is to develop the necessary analytical practical skills appropriate to the pharmaceutical industry of the 21st Century so that the successful student can act autonomously in planning and implementing critical analyses at a professional level. An additional aim is to familiarise students with current analytical strategies used in pharmaceutical product development and quality control that can also be integral part of many other industries. The module aims to equip students with a systematic understanding of the principles of analysis and the important role Valid Analytical Measurement (VAM) plays in the pharmaceutical or any other industry.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should have: A BSc honours degree normally at 2.2 or above or equivalent level qualification in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacy or pharmaceutical science. OR substantial workplace experience.

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