University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Pharmaceutical Quality & Good Manufacturing Practice

This part-time course enables suitably-qualified pharmaceutical industry employees to: - acquire the necessary knowledge base to submit themselves for nomination as a Qualified Person (QP) - develop relevant academic knowledge and skills at postgraduate level - develop research and investigative skills in the area of pharmaceutical quality and good manufacturing practice The course is provided in a unique collaboration between: - Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS) - NSF International (formerly known as NSF-DBA and David Begg Associates (DBA)) NSF-Health Sciences are leading experts in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries offering training, consultancy and auditing services.

Entry requirements

MSc: You should hold a relevant degree in a pharmaceutical, biological or chemical discipline or equivalent. You're required to have attended and completed the required number of Qualified Person (QP) or QLP modules with NSF-DBA Ltd. Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip: You should hold a relevant degree in a pharmaceutical, biological or chemical discipline or equivalent. You're required to have attended and completed the required number of Qualified Person (QP) or QLP modules with NSF-DBA Ltd.

Course modules

You're required to complete six of the NSF modules for consideration for the Postgraduate Certificate. For the Postgraduate Diploma you need to complete 12 modules. Modules run over a 21-month period as a series of 13 one-week residential courses.? You complete additional study before sitting examinations for the award of the Certificate or Diploma. The Diploma can be converted to the MSc by completion of a research project which is normally undertaken at your workplace.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed individually. You'll sit formal examinations. MSc students write and submit for examination a thesis based on their research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2019 10,300 per Whole course (International) 21 Months
MSc Part-time September 2019 6,000 per Whole course (Home/EU) 21 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 2,400 per Whole course (Home/EU) 21 Months
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2019 4,120 per Whole course (International) 21 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 1,200 per Whole course (Home/EU) 21 Months
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 2,060 per Whole course (International) 21 Months

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions - Faculty of Science
Telephone number: 
01415483623