Pharmaceutical Science at University of Westminster, London - UCAS

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Course summary

The Pharmaceutical Sciences MSc is a contemporary, applied course designed to provide you with a systematic and critical understanding of key aspects at the forefront of drug design, biotherapeutics, manufacturing, quality control, formulation, drug delivery, regulation and clinical trials. Our focus on medicines regulation, sustainability, and the global context is particularly crucial for the next generation of pharmaceutical scientists. As such, our course is tailored to address crucial issues facing the pharmaceutical sector, exploring current debates, commercial considerations and critical issues surrounding the development of more sustainable, green manufacturing practices and the realisation UN sustainable development goals. This course examines topics at the cutting-edge of the pharmaceutical industry and you will develop a deep understanding of biotherapeutics and regenerative medicines; two of the fastest growing areas in the pharmaceutical sector. Our option modules, covering science communication, entrepreneurship, commercialisation, fermentation technology and bioinformatics provide the opportunity to tailor your skills to areas you may want to work in. You’ll develop both laboratory-based and entrepreneurial, business-development focused skills and graduate equipped with insightful and rigorous research skills, tools and an overall expertise relevant for a pharmaceutical science career. You’ll gain experience of working on real-world, authentic research projects and be able to demonstrate your ability to work to good laboratory practice (GLP) and good manufacturing practice (GMP) requirements upon graduation. This skillset and knowledge will prepare you for diverse roles within the pharmaceutical industry, as well as progression to further study at PhD/MPhil level.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in biomedical sciences or a closely related discipline. Professional qualification of equivalent status and associated work experience or an equivalent qualification deemed suitable by the course team. If your first language is not English, you should have an IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.5 in writing and no element below 6.0. Applicants are required to submit one academic reference. If part-time and intending to do your project in the workplace, an additional letter of support from your employer is required.

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Pharmaceutical Science at University of Westminster, London - UCAS