This programme is primarily designed to prepare students for an academic or industrial career in pharmaceutics or drug delivery. Qualified postgraduates are in significant demand, due to the continued development of highly complex and sensitive drug molecules. The course is based around core compulsory modules and a research project. These modules cover the biology of disease states, designing drugs and delivery systems, research methods and exploiting your research.
This programme is open to suitably qualified international and UK graduates; rospective students must possess a good Honours Degree (minimum lower 2nd Class) in pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, pharmacology, physiology, physical science, biochemistry, biotechnology, chemistry, chemical engineering, genetics, materials science, medicine, or a related field, from a recognised university or an overseas degree recognised by Aston University; international students whose native language is not English must demonstrate English language ability as follows: IELTS: 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each section; TOEFL IBT 100 overall, (21 in listening and writing, 22 in reading and 23 in speaking); Pearson Academic 61 overall, 59 in each area.
Modules are: drug discovery; chemotherapy and selective toxicity; drug dosage form and design; principles of product analysis and validation; drug delivery and targeting; research methods 1: professional development; research methods 2: communication skills; research project.
The course is assessed by a mixture of coursework, examinations, practical work, oral and written presentations; the research project module is assessed on the basis of a submitted project report and an oral defence of a poster.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,900 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 16,850 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,900 per Whole course (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Aston Campus||Birmingham||B4 7ET||West Midlands|
LHS Postgraduate School Admissions
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