Pharmaceutical Science with a Foundation Year at University of Salford - UCAS

Course summary

A new generation of pharmaceutical scientists are using technological breakthroughs to design drugs that improve the quality of people’s lives. Build the skills to be part of this movement with our BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science with Foundation Year degree Completion of the Human Genome Project means that it is now possible to identify the genes associated with many cancers and inherited disorders, and make a difference in society. Pharmaceutical science is at the cutting-edge of research, with opportunities in the field continuing to grow and develop. *Advance your scientific knowledge and skills This foundation year pathway is recommended if you want to study the full honours degree, but don’t meet the direct entry requirements. On successful completion of the foundation year, you will be ready to progress to study our full BSc Pharmaceutical Science honours degree, which is accredited by the Royal Society of Biology. We have shaped our course for science students looking to develop skills for careers in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Initially building knowledge about chemical science concepts, you will broaden your focus, increasing knowledge depth and specialisation in genomics, drug discovery and pharmacology. Throughout your studies, you will develop strong laboratory skills. As a chemical science student, you will spend lots of time in our advanced Bodmer laboratories. These well-equipped, purpose-built facilities ensure your learning remains on the cutting-edge of innovation and discovery. The labs host industry-standard instrumentation, including cell culture facilities, histology specimen preparation station, fluorescence spectroscopy and microscopy. With its combination research-focused learning and laboratory-based delivery, the course is recommended if you want a career in research, teaching and related professional fields such as animal health, food science, cosmetic science, in medical laboratories, technical sales, patent law and scientific journalism. Get closer to industry Complementing your laboratory-based sessions at Salford, you will experience visits to local laboratories and receive guest lectures from external industry specialists. Once on the full degree, you will have the option to take an industry placement between years two and three. If you successfully complete a placement year as part of your studies, your degree will attain 'Advanced Degree Accreditation' by the Royal Society of Biology. Recent Pharmaceutical Science students have secured placements at Pfizer in Kent, the Transplant Centre at Wythenshawe Hospital, and the Cancer Research UK Manchester institute. Features • Build your knowledge ready to progress to our full BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science degree • Develop laboratory and research skills ready for your graduate career • Include an optional industry placement, where you can apply your learning in local hospitals or research labs • Part-time option available This course is not open to international students.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
F155
Institution code:
S03
Campus name:
Peel Park Campus
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

This course is not suitable for international students. If you are an international student and interested in a foundation year study pathway, the University of Salford website has details of the International Foundation Year.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Grade C or 4 (or above) in GCSE Maths and English is required.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Provider information

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University of Salford
The Crescent
Salford
M5 4WT


Clearing contact details

Clearing Line

0300 555 5030

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Friday 5 July 9am to 5pm, Monday 8 July until Wednesday 14 August, 10am to 4pm, Thursday 15 August, 7.30am to 7pm, Friday 16 August, 8am to 6pm, Saturday 17 August, 10am to 2pm. Also Clearing Visit Day, Sunday 18 August, Closed, Monday 19 August, 9am to 5pm (and from this date on).


Course contact details

Course Enquiries

0161 295 4545

Pharmaceutical Science with a Foundation Year at University of Salford - UCAS