University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences

This course is an integrated, industrially-focused, research training programme for students wishing to develop their research skills in the fields of pharmaceutical and/or biomedical sciences; graduates are equipped with a well-rounded, laboratory-based research training and the necessary transferable skills and are fully prepared for employment within the pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences industries, and also for further academic study; the objective of the course is to develop the skills and the knowledge of graduates enabling them to carry out research in a manner that maximises their personal and professional potential and that that helps them achieve the greatest benefits for the organisations employing them; throughout the course students have the opportunity, with guidance from us, to assess their suitability for a career in industry or further research training; the research project provides a real intellectual challenge and enables the student to demonstrate creativity and initiative; the course is structured to include a significant research component for at least 50 per cent of the working year; a series of supporting taught courses make up the rest of the working year.

Entry requirements

Good Honours degree in chemical, biological, pharmaceutical or related discipline; for non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall and 6 in writing.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 4,320 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time £ 12,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MRes Full-time - 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Moulsecoomb Campus Brighton BN2 4GA South East

Key information

Course Enquiries
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01273 644644