University of East London
This programme aims to produce postgraduate students with a sound critical knowledge of the therapeutic role of medical treatments derived from traditional medicine sources. Special emphasis is placed on phyto-pharmaceutical research, product development and the quality control of natural plant materials.
Applicants are required to have a minimum of a 2nd Class undergraduate Honours degree from a UK university in a relevant subject area e.g. pharmacology, pharmacy, chemistry, toxicology, herbal medicine or an equivalent qualification and/or experience. In the case of applicants whose 1st language is not English, then IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and speaking and 5.5 in reading and listening is required.
Modules include: Plant chemistry; phytochemical analysis; analytical methods; quality control; toxicology; ethnobotany; herbal therapeutics; legislation and regulation of herbal products; research methods.
Assessment is throughout the programme in practical work and theory. Coursework varies and includes laboratory work, data analysis, essays, presentations and examinations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 8,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 1,333 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Stratford Campus||Waltham Forest||E15 4LZ||South East|
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