Pharmaceutical Science / with Management Studies Masters (MSc): Course features
What this course offers you
The Pharmaceutical Science MSc course focuses on:
the development, analysis and production of medicines;
the drug industry;
clinical trials; and
You have the chance to study recent trends in chemical, biological and biotechnological therapeutics, coupled with the latest technologies. This is ideal if you wish to work in:
marketing, sales or public relations;
production, process development or medical statistics; or
The course also provides a good basis for a further research degree.
By choosing the Management Studies pathway, it will help to set your scientific knowledge in a vocational context. This makes it ideal if you want to work in a management position within the pharmaceutical and allied industries.
The independent MSc research project gives you the chance to study an area of interest in greater depth and gain valuable research skills. Our students often find this an excellent selling point when looking for a job or promotion.
We offer a variety of projects across a number of research areas, including:
medicinal chemistry – such as synthesis of anti-cancer compounds and natural products;
pharmaceutical technology – such as optimisation of tablet manufacture and formulation;
clinical pharmacy – such as pharmacovigilance, clinical trial and medicines regulations; or
some research projects in industry and research institutes.
We regularly review our courses to make sure they remain up to date and that you graduate as a marketable industry professional.
The taught courses aim to prepare you for the job market. Alongside your academic studies, you gain skills in:
problem solving and organisation;
data collation, review and synopsis;
communication (oral, written and electronic);
co-operation and teamwork.
A careers and networking event at the end of the course will help you build valuable contacts.
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