University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Advanced Pharmacology

Studying our MSc in Advanced Pharmacology you'll receive the highest-quality teaching in the leading Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences by staff dedicated to your personal and scientific development. This postgraduate degree will provide you with a comprehensive three-part postgraduate life sciences training. Firstly, unlike many Masters courses, we offer you dedicated training in a broad suite of practical laboratory skills. Secondly, this is complemented by two unique classes that develop your transferrable skills in statistics, presentations, career development, and ethics, as well as honing your science writing skills and your ability to design experiments and analyse sophisticated datasets. Thirdly, our taught classes capture the excitement of cutting-edge research fields and you'll be taught by active researchers or practising clinical professionals. Our Masters in Advanced Pharmacology? offers a choice of classes allowing you to select a pathway to suit your future aspirations. The programme has a special focus on how drugs and other chemicals affect the body in health and disease. You'll explore the development of new and improved medicines and the treatment of disease.

Entry requirements

MSc: Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent in a biological or chemical discipline.? You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).

Course modules

Generic Skills for Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Students; Entrepreneurship; Postgraduate Studies in Pharmacology; Advanced Tecnhiques in Biomedical Research 1&2; Advanced Topics in biomedical Research; research Project; In Vivo Biology; Drug Discovery; Postgraduate Studies in Clinical Pharmacology; Postgraduate Studies in Applied Pharmacology.

Assessment methods

Assessment of taught classes is through the following; multiple choice tests; computer quizzes; problem solving scenarios poster & oral presentations; essays; formal written exams. The laboratory project is assessed through a written thesis.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 19,500 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2019 8,100 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 8,100 per Whole course (Home/EU) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 19,500 per Whole course (International) 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde G1 1XQ Scotland

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