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.
Current Practice in Drug Development; Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology; Current Topics in Pharmaceutical Science; Research Skills – Molecular Analysis; Biotechnology and Drug Discovery; Drug Design and Chemotherapy; Clinical Pharmacology; Research Project.
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.
Part time (day)
2 - 4 years