Taught course

Pharmacology and Biotechnology

Institution
Sheffield Hallam University · Biosciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Normally one of the following

• a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a biological subject, or equivalent

• a professional qualification of equivalent standing to the above, for example MIBiol by examination, FIMLS

• other qualifications such as an HND, HNC or unclassified degree in a biological subject plus significant relevant work experience

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or a recognised equivalent. If your level of English language is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider an appropriate Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve the required level of English.

You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This course increases your knowledge and skills in pharmacology and biotechnology, to increase your competitiveness in the job market or complete research at PhD level. If you are already employed, this course can help you to further your career prospects. It is delivered by internationally-recognised academics who are involved in biotechnology and pharmacology research. Research projects include studying the manipulation of proteins and their application to Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, ion channels and the development of novel drugs from natural products. You learn in detail how drugs act at the molecular and cellular level and then how biotechnological techniques are used to produce new drugs.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at https://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,400
International students
£13,250 for the course. £4,420 for the PGCert course

There is support available to help you afford tuition fees and living costs whilst your study at Hallam. Find out at https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/fees-and-funding.

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit https://www.shu.ac.uk/international/fees-scholarships-and-discounts to find out more.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
Email
admissions@shu.ac.uk
Phone
0114 225 5555
Fax
0114 225 3066