B.Sc. Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • On Campus
  • 36 months
  • GBP11200 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP9000 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
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University of Greenwich | London, United Kingdom
This Pharmaceutical Sciences programme from the University of Greenwich has been developed as a result of the university's close contacts with the pharmaceutical industry and prepares students for working in higher scientific grades in the industry. The degree does not carry any exemption from Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain examinations.

Description

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This Pharmaceutical Sciences programme from the University of Greenwich has been developed as a result of the university's close contacts with the pharmaceutical industry and prepares students for working in higher scientific grades in the industry.

The degree does not carry any exemption from Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain examinations. Graduates gaining employment in the pharmaceutical industry may be able to progress to qualified person status through further professional development.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide students with a knowledge of the physiological and pharmacological basis of drugs action, instrumental-based analysis of drug substances, and the discovery, preparation and formulation of active pharmaceutical ingredients
  • To provide knowledge and skills for the critical analysis of scientific data derived from laboratory observations and experiments in the context of pharmaceutically active ingredients
  • To prepare you for work within the pharmaceutical industry (and/or research institutions, governmental or private laboratories), further studies (MSc/PhD), or a teaching/academic career by developing the necessary transferable and problem-solving skills through a variety of teaching-learning processes.

Assessment

Students are assessed through examinations and coursework, including practical project work.

Career options

Graduates can find work in chemical and pharmaceutical industries (production development, analytical science, quality assurance and information science), research and development, teaching, forensic science, environmental pollution and health and safety.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 11200 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 9000 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Start date
Duration full-time 36 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 60 months
Part-time variant Flexible

Course Content

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Fundamentals of Biochemistry (30 credits)
  • Fundamental Biology and Physiology (30 credits)
  • Practical and Professional Skills - Life Science (15 credits)
  • Basic Chemistry for Life Science (15 credits)
  • Practical and Professional Skills (15 credits)
  • Elements of Drug Discovery (15 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Physiology & Pharmacology (30 credits)
  • Research and Professional Skills (15 credits)
  • Pharmaceutical Product Development (30 credits)
  • Instrumental Analysis (15 credits)
  • Pharmaceutics (30 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Project (Chemical Sciences) (30 credits)
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis & Testing (30 credits)
  • Drug Design and Delivery (15 credits)
  • Planning for Personal and Professional Development (15 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

  • Natural Products (30 credits)
  • Neuropharmacology (30 credits)

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Requirements

Applicants should have:

300 UCAS points

FROM a minimum of two A-level subjects (including chemistry)

OR BTEC National Diploma or DVCE

PLUS a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above (including English and mathematics) or equivalent qualifications.

* We welcome applications from mature students.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

Graduates are eligible for the award of Associate Membership of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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