Normally, you will need an honours degree based in the bio-molecular sciences (acceptable are: biological or biomedical sciences; chemistry; pharmacy; pharmaceutical or medicinal chemistry; immunology; genetics; virology; molecular biology; forensic science.) Degree-equivalent qualifications will be considered, as will appropriate experience gained in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industries.
Months of entry
Based over three trimesters, the course will involve lectures, tutorials, laboratory sessions and independent study. You'll also undertake a research project which can be conducted in research institutions, academic laboratories or the pharmaceutical industries in the UK or across Europe.
- Current Practice in Drug Development, Advanced Immunology, Toxicology
- Biomedical Applications of Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Drug Discovery, Drug Design and Chemotherapy
- Research Project
Information for international students
For applicants whose first language is not English, the following is generally required: minimum IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550/213 Please see our website for up-to-date information.
Fees and funding
Please see our website forup-to-date fee & funding information
As part of the pilot scheme runs by the Scottish Government to support the economic priority sectors, five part-time study funded places have been available for students to apply.
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Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Information Office
- 08452 60 60 40