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
Course contentBased 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
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 http://www.napier.ac.uk/international for up-to-date information.
Fees and fundingPlease see http://www.napier.ac.uk/fees for up-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.
Please visit the course website for information on applying: http://www.courses.napier.ac.uk/W74710.htm
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Information Office
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