Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Pharmaceutical Science

This course provides expert critical and technical knowledge related to the development, analysis and production of medicines, the drug industry and regulatory affairs. You will study recent trends in chemical, biological and biotechnological therapeutics and evaluate the latest technologies used in the pharmaceutical industry. You will also gain an understanding of the processes and methods used in clinical trials and the regulation of medicines.

Entry requirements

Honours degree based in the bio-molecular sciences; acceptable subjects: pharmacy; pharmacology; pharmaceutical; or medicinal chemistry; biological; or biomedical sciences; chemistry; immunology; biotechnology; genetics; virology; molecular biology; forensic science.

Course modules

Modules include: Current practice in drug development; research skills - molecular analysis; biotechnology and drug discovery; drug design and chemotherapy; independent research project; current topics in pharmaceutical science; molecular pharmacology and toxicology.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,690 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,510 per Whole course (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,750 per Whole course (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Sighthill Campus Edinburgh EH11 4BN Scotland

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