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Pharmaceutical Science

Edinburgh Napier University

Venues

Sighthill Campus

Content

This course provides the opportunity to acquire all the attributes necessary for a successful career in pharmaceutical science, undertaking lead research and development, or analytical management roles in the drug and healthcare industries.

You’ll acquire broad knowledge of contemporary, integrated drug discovery strategies and acquire the necessary skills to communicate effectively across the key, diverse component disciplines with other professional scientists and non-specialist audiences.

You’ll develop broad knowledge of current pharmaceutical analysis and quality control strategies and will learn about GMP and GLP compliance. You’ll also gain an in-depth critical understanding of current research in biotechnology and pharmaceutical science.

Modules include:

Current Practice in Drug Development; Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology; Current Research in Pharmaceutical Science; Research Skills; Drug Design and Chemotherapy; Quality Control & Pharmaceutical Analysis; Research Project.

Entry Requirements

Normally a 2:2 Honours degree in pharmacy; pharmacology, pharmaceutical or medicinal chemistry; biological or biomedical sciences; chemistry; immunology; biotechnology; genetics; virology; molecular biology; forensic science.

Start Date

September, January

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MSc

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year (September) 18 months (January)

Department

Biosciences

SCQF Level

11

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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