Taught course

Pharmaceutical Science

Institution
Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Medical Science
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2nd class degree from a UK university (or its equivalent) in chemistry, pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, biomedical science, biology or a related subject. Qualifications or experience deemed to be equivalent to a 1st or 2nd class degree may be considered.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Focus on advanced pharmaceutical skills including dosage, approaches and techniques, before moving on to the pathway of a drug from initial discovery to extensive clinical trials and regulatory approval. Let our SuperLabs and Nanotechnology Research Lab become your workspace as you carry out safe, ethical experiments while meeting world-class pharmaceutical standards.

Next, expand your knowledge of the design, analysis and manufacturing processes of producing effective and safe pharmaceutical products by developing scientific reasoning, problem solving skills, quality assurance and quality control.

You’ll develop a wider knowledge of the integral parts of the pharmaceutical industry including research, development, manufacturing, distribution, marketing and sales. You'll also focus on your research skills; understanding how research informs quality practice judgements.

We have collaborative team of research active academic staff and industry specialists. You’ll also benefit from our close working relationship with the Clinical Trials Unit who are experts in regulation, licensing and regulatory affairs.

The industry is always developing, which is why we’ll challenge you to debate contemporary or difficult topics and solutions such as drug safety, ethical issues, the readiness of potential drug for clinical trial in humans and pharmacovigilance. Your career is constantly at the forefront of our agenda, which is why we focus on real life employability skills.

You’ll become confident in proposal writing, grant application and creating papers for publication, while benefiting from innovative teaching techniques including role play and interviewing.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Faculty Admissions Team
Email
admissions-fms@anglia.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1245 686868