University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Pharmaceutical Analysis

This course provides students with specialised knowledge of the analytical techniques used to detect, identify and quantitatively determine drugs and related substances. Students will be introduced to techniques for evaluating analytical data and validating analytical methods, and to strategies for analytical research and development.

Entry requirements

MSc: Applicants with a 1st degree equivalent to a 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree in an appropriate science; PgDip: appropriate science degree, or equivalent qualification.

Course modules

The course provides theoretical and laboratory instruction in: analytical validation; spectrophotometry; separation techniques; structural elucidation of drugs; chemical analysis; experimental design and optimisation; statistical analysis of data; computer literacy, quality and management; biopharmaceutical analysis and phytochemical analysis.

Assessment methods

The course includes a 3 month laboratory-based research project.

Sponsorship information

EPSRC studentships; 1 industrial studentship.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months

Campus details

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

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0141 548 3195