Pharmaceutical Science at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS

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Course summary

Next, expand your knowledge of the design, analysis and manufacturing processes of producing effective and safe pharmaceutical products by developing scientific reasoning, problem solving skills, quality assurance and quality control. You’ll develop a wider knowledge of the integral parts of the pharmaceutical industry including research, development, manufacturing, distribution, marketing and sales. You'll also focus on your research skills; understanding how research informs quality practice judgements. We have collaborative team of research active academic staff and industry specialists. You’ll also benefit from our close working relationship with the Clinical Trials Unit who are experts in regulation, licensing and regulatory affairs. The industry is always developing, which is why we’ll challenge you to debate contemporary or difficult topics and solutions such as drug safety, ethical issues, the readiness of potential drug for clinical trial in humans and pharmacovigilance. Your career is constantly at the forefront of our agenda, which is why we focus on real life employability skills. You’ll become confident in proposal writing, grant application and creating papers for publication, while benefiting from innovative teaching techniques including role play and interviewing.


Advanced Pharmaceutics Drug Design and Discovery Research Studies Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Quality Principles Major Project

Assessment method

Although they vary, our assessment strategies are all carefully designed to challenge you so that you expand your critical and creative thinking, as well as your problem-solving skills. The assessments will enable you to demonstrate that you can synthesize existing knowledge, accumulate new knowledge, and will evidence the development of your professional practice. As well as our MSc in Pharmaceutical Science, we also offer two intermediate awards – a PG Diploma and a PG Certificate. If you’re taking the full Masters course then you’ll also need to complete a dissertation.

Entry requirements

•A 1st or 2nd class degree from a UK university (or its equivalent) in chemistry, pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, biomedical science, biology or a related subject. Qualifications or experience deemed to be equivalent to a 1st or 2nd class degree may be considered. •If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University. •Applicants whose first language is not English and whose professional qualifications were not taught and assessed in English will be required to demonstrate the University standard of English language (IELTS) at Level 6. 5 (including written English academic test) prior to commencement on a course.

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Pharmaceutical Science at Anglia Ruskin University - UCAS