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Course summary

Build your skills and knowledge within pharmaceutical research and manufacturing with a Master’s in Pharmaceutical Science. This MSc Pharmaceutical Science course addresses the need for enhanced skills by employees within pharmaceutical research. The course provides in-depth theoretical knowledge and extensive laboratory skills, preparing you for work across multiple industries, including drug discovery and medicinal chemistry. You'll also be well-placed for product development, manufacturing, and quality control. The main component is a major research project that runs throughout the academic year. This gives you the opportunity to work with modern research equipment and carry out unique research. The project work helps you develop enhance practical skills, analytical thinking, time management, communication skills and independence. The combined knowledge and experience in specialist areas will prepare you to support the future developments in pharmaceutical and related sciences. What you should know about this course

  • Accredited by the Academy of Pharmaceutical Science
  • The course is taught by lecturers with extensive industrial experience
  • You’ll benefit from exposure to world-class research and facilities that are designed to meet the current needs of the pharmaceutical industry
  • This course is taught at our Medway Campus in Kent.

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

Students will be assessed through a variety of methods, such as: Classroom presentations, discussions and case-studies Critical reviews, looking at new areas of research Examinations.


How to apply

International applicants

The University of Greenwich accepts a broad range of international qualifications for admission to our courses

Entry requirements

Applicants should have: A BSc honours degree normally at 2.2 or above (or equivalent level qualification) in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacy or pharmaceutical science. OR substantial workplace experience. Applicants from other backgrounds may be considered.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2022/23 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2023/24 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of Greenwich - UCAS