Develop the enhanced skills needed to succeed in the pharmaceutical research, development and manufacturing industries with this MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences with Industrial Practice. This course is designed for graduates who are interested in careers in the pharmaceutical industries. The first year is spent studying the MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences. You'll improve your problem-based learning through case studies, develop entrepreneurial skills, and discover the values of ethical enterprise. A second-year internship gives you the opportunity to put this knowledge into practice and gain experience in industrial laboratories, contributing to your professional development as a scientist. You'll emerge with advanced knowledge and extensive laboratory skills, covering disciplines including drug discovery and medical chemistry as well as product development and manufacturing. Graduates are in high demand due to the combination of in-depth knowledge and skills and experience. What you should know about this course
- You develop skills in planning, conducting, evaluating and reporting investigation results
- Gain specialist knowledge of pharmaceutical science to support future developments
- Graduates can pursue careers in the pharmaceutical, manufacturing and healthcare product industries
- You are responsible for securing your placement (with our help). But if this is not completed, you can still graduate with an award without industrial practice
- This course is accredited by the Academy of Pharmaceutical Science and is taught at our Medway Campus in Kent.
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.
On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
How to apply
The University of Greenwich accepts a broad range of international qualifications for admission to our courses.
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. Students educated in a language other than English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill) or equivalent
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£15750||Whole course|
Additional fee information
University of Greenwich
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