Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Science with Foundation Year at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS

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Course summary

Why study Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Science at Liverpool John Moores University?

  • A degree leading to a higher than average salary
  • Graduates highly sought after in the UK's fastest growing manufacturing industries
  • Option to undertake a 12-month industrial placement (placement is not guaranteed)
  • Support from a personal tutor for the duration of your course
  • Wide range of career opportunities in the pharmaceutical, chemical, biotechnological, food, healthcare, cosmetics and related industries
  • International Foundation Year course available offering direct progression onto this degree programme - visit LJMU's International Study Centre to find out more
About your course Completing the BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Science degree programme at Liverpool John Moores University will help ensure you enjoy excellent career prospects and enhanced earning potential in a variety of sectors after you graduate. On this degree programme, you will learn about the physical and chemical properties of pharmaceutically and cosmetically relevant molecules, how they are formulated into delivery systems and their interaction with the human body. The aim of the course is to provide you with knowledge and understanding of core subject matter and first-hand experience of relevant laboratory techniques to enable you to pursue a career in the pharmaceutical or cosmetic industries or progress to further study. The programme has been designed to give you a solid foundation in the subjects that underpin Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Science and then to explore how research and development procedures are applied in the industry. The course will not only give you technological know-how, but also the transferable key skills to give you that competitive edge when it comes to climbing the career ladder. We encourage you take advantage of the opportunity to complete a one year placement after level 5 as it will give direct experience of working in the industry, helping you identify career options and adding real value to your CV after graduation. The course will not only give you technological know-how, but also the transferable and change management skills to give you that competitive edge when it comes to climbing the career ladder. About the Foundation Year The Foundation Year is ideal if you have the ability to study for a degree but do not have the qualifications to enter directly onto the Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Science honours degree programme. Once you pass the Foundation Year, you will progress directly onto the first year of the honours degree. If you are a full-time UK student, you will qualify for student financial support for the full duration of your course (subject to eligibility criteria).

Modules

Please visit the Liverpool John Moores University website for detailed module information.

Assessment method

Assessment varies depending on the modules you choose, but will usually include a combination of exams and coursework. You will be assessed in a variety of ways, including assignments (on and offline), case studies, project work, presentations, exams and peer assessment. If you do a sandwich year you will be required to put together a portfolio to record your work-based learning. You will have the chance to discuss your core skills performance at personal development planning sessions with a personal tutor and sometimes with a Faculty of Science skills support officer. They will judge your graduate skills development with the same rigour as your academic work.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
SPC2
Institution code:
L51
Campus name:
Liverpool John Moores University
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Prior to starting the programme applicants must have obtained Grade C or Grade 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics GCSE or an approved alternative qualification below: • Key Skills Level 2 in English/ Maths • NVQ Level 2 Functional skills in Maths and English Writing and/or Reading • Skills for Life Level 2 in Numeracy/English • Higher Diploma in Maths/ English • Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths/ English • Northern Ireland Essential Skills Level 2 in Communication or Application of Number • Wales Essential Skills Level 2 in Communication or Application of Number


Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £18250 Year 1

Additional fee information

All figures are subject to yearly increases. Tuition fees are subject to parliamentary approval.

Sponsorship information

Please see our Bursaries and Scholarships page for more information: https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/discover/fees-and-funding/bursaries-and-scholarships

Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Science with Foundation Year at Liverpool John Moores University - UCAS