A second-class UK Bachelor's degree or higher in pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, physical science, chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, biotechnology, pharmaceutics or a related field in the life or physical sciences, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard is required. If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency. The English language level for this programme is: Good. Further information can be found on our English language requirements http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/graduate/life/international/english-requirements page.
Months of entry
Pharmaceutics is the science of medicine design. This MSc was introduced in direct response to the requirements of the pharmaceutical industry for highly skilled formulation scientists capable of taking promising new drug candidates and developing them into world-class medicines. Graduates of this programme are highly competitive in the global jobs market.
The research project, perhaps the most exciting aspect of this programme, now lasts seven months. During this period you will join the research of one of our world-leading academics, pursuing research that will advance the progress of contemporary medicine design.
Our close links with the UK pharma industry mean we can arrange careers days and other networking opportunities where you will have direct access to potential employers.
We have introduced elements to the programme which will provide evidence of continuing professional development and increase your employability. These include building a portfolio of practical and analytical skills, and classes to develop your key skills in communication, calculations, and IT.
Qualification and course duration
The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials and seminars as well as industrial visits. Assessment is through a combination of written examinations, coursework assignments and a research project.
Course contact details
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