University of Surrey
This programme enables students to gain a wider perspective of pharmaceutical medicine, including the discovery, development, evaluation, registration, monitoring and marketing of medicines.
A degree (medical or non-medical) or professional qualifications and/or practical experience (usually at least 3 years� postgraduate work experience in the pharmaceutical industry) sufficient to pursue the programme of study. Application to register for the Postgraduate Diploma or MSc can be made following the successful completion of 3 modules while registered as an occasional student. Retrospective application is permitted provided not more than four modules have been completed. English language requirements: IELTS minimum overall: 7.0, IELTS minimum by component: 6.5.
Compulsory modules: Ethical and legal aspects; pharmacovigilance; regulatory affairs; health economics; clinical development and therapeutics; clinical pharmacology and early human studies; research methods (MSc only); dissertation (msc only). Optional modules: Diabetes and obesity; paediatric drug development; integrated drug development; pre-clinical discovery and development.
Assessment methods include written assignments, critical essays and analysis of results, as well as a 15,000-20,000 word dissertation.
Occasionally sponsorship opportunities become available for people not employed by a pharmaceutical company.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 1,600 per Module (home fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 1,600 per Module (overseas fees)||24 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 1,600 per Module (EU fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Surrey||Guildford||GU2 7XH||South East|
01483 686 400