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Pharmaceutical Science / with Management Studies Masters (MSc): After you graduate

What our graduates say

Check out what our graduates have gone on to do and how studying at Kingston helped them achieve their goals.

Name: Ashvini Shitole
Course: Pharmaceutical Science MSc

"I am very thankful for the quality education I earned from Kingston University, which has helped me building my career in pharmaceutical industry. Currently I am working with GSK as a regulatory affairs executive."


Where this course will take you

On completion of the MSc, you will:

  • be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills relevant to a pharmaceutical science career in the pharmaceutical industry or public sector – such as clinical trials, regulatory affairs, formulation, quality control or marketing;
  • have developed the necessary skills to plan, carry out and effectively communicate an extensive independent piece of research – which will allow you to carry out further research studies;
  • have acquired new and/or improved practical skills, using a variety of equipment, techniques and instrumentation; and
  • have developed a variety of key skills – such as communication, time-management, organisational and problem-solving skills, which are expected by future employers.

Recent graduates have gone on to a range of areas, including:

  • drug manufacturing and pharmaceutical technology;
  • drug formulation and analysis;
  • clinical trials;
  • pharmacovigilance;
  • regulatory affairs;
  • sales and marketing; and
  • managerial.

Some have also gone on to study for a PhD.

Careers and recruitment advice

The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing has a specialist employability team. It provides friendly and high-quality careers and recruitment guidance, including advice and sessions on job-seeking skills such as CV preparation, application forms and interview techniques. Specific advice is also available for international students about the UK job market and employers' expectations and requirements.

Students practising interview skills at a 'speed interviewing' eventThe team runs employer events throughout the year, including job fairs, key speakers from industry and interviews on campus. These events give you the opportunity to hear from, and network with, employers in an informal setting. For example, here students are practising their interview skills with employers at a 'speed interviewing' event on campus.

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This course is taught at Penrhyn Road

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