Minimum of 2:2 UK honours degree or equivalent in pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry or other biological sciences such as biochemistry, pharmacology and physiology with adequate English proficiency. Applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no lower than 6.0 in writing and reading will be considered acceptable (or equivalent).
Months of entry
You will learn the processes involved in discovering a new drug and incorporated business strategies. You will study various analytical tools and techniques employed in drug discovery and, after completion of the course, will be expected to have the skills needed to start-up new businesses offering specialised services in drug discovery or join drug discovery teams within the pharmaceutical industry.
Information for international students
Applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no lower than 6.0 in writing and reading will be considered acceptable (or equivalent).
Fees and funding
In 2018/19 the full-time tuition fee for UK and EU postgraduate students on this course will be £7,500. Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK/EU students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and Finance. Please note that tuition fees for subsequent years of study may rise in line with inflation (RPI-X).
If you are an international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available. Please email the Student Finance Office or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions Assistant (S412)
- 01484 473867