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
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
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
Further details of qualification
Interim awards: PGDip, PGCert
Course contact details
- Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
- 0114 225 5555