Pharmaceutical Sciences at Middlesex University - UCAS

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Course summary

Overview Why study Pharmaceutical Sciences BSc at Middlesex University? We offer a comprehensive understanding of the drug development process, blending chemistry, biology, and key pharmaceutical concepts. Taught by experienced academic staff with strong industry links, you'll have access to cutting-edge laboratories and industry workshops. This degree opens doors to the pharmaceutical industry, equipping you to contribute to groundbreaking drug development and positively impact lives. We foster a dynamic learning environment, preparing you for a fulfilling career in this vital field. What will you learn? In our multidisciplinary program, you'll delve into core sciences such as chemistry, pharmaceutics, and biosciences. Explore drug-target interactions, drug formulation, and the intricate processes of drug discovery. Gain practical skills in chemical and biological laboratory techniques, along with computational and analytical proficiency highly valued by industry employers. Our focus on science innovation and a dedicated business acumen module will nurture your ability to think innovatively and succeed in the dynamic pharmaceutical landscape. How do we support your career development? Our program equips you with a diverse skill set applicable to various sectors, including the pharmaceutical industry, academia, and non-laboratory roles. You can enter fields such as preclinical and clinical studies, drug formulation, quality control, and regulatory affairs in the industry. For academic pursuits, you'll be prepared for a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences or related disciplines, and industrial PhD collaborations with pharmaceutical companies are also possible. Beyond the laboratory, your skillset opens doors to roles in project management, technology transfer, science publications, research, and science education. Pursue opportunities for summer research studentships and gain exposure to drug development case studies. Introducing our new Learning Framework After working with our students to gather feedback on what they love most about our courses, we’re making some changes to how we structure and teach our programmes for the start of the 2024/25 academic year. You can find more information about how this course is affected by viewing the relevant course information sheet on our Learning Framework page:


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How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic59With at least 59 in all components

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £16600 Year 1
International £16600 Year 1

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 .

Additional fee information

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Pharmaceutical Sciences at Middlesex University - UCAS