Taught course

Pharmaceutics

Institution
UCL - University College London · School of Pharmacy
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

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 page.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Pharmaceutics is the science of medicines 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 lasts four months. During this period you will join the research team 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.

Fees and funding

Please see UCL website for full information about fees and costs for this programme.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Assessment

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 the research project.

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)20 3370 1214