University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Medicinal Plant Science

This course is designed to respond to the growing market in the use of medicinal plants and natural products, which needs professional expertise to support its quality, analysis and development. The taught MSc Medicinal Plant Science course provides a programme of advanced study for graduates, from pharmacy, horticulture, herbal medicine and biochemical sciences, to equip them for future careers in the pharmaceutical, phyto-pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, and cosmeceutical industries and quality assurance of herbal medicine. Through studying medicinal plants from their genesis as plants in a field, to analysing them in a chemical laboratory, the course equips students with a unique perspective and critical understanding of plant medicines. Students also learn their traditional uses and the technical skills to unlock their future potential.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree at a minimum of a Lower Second (2.2) or equivalent, in Herbal Medicine, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Science, Pharmacology, Botany, Horticulture, Biochemistry or related subjects. Competence in English language for those whose first language is not English is required to have at least IELTS 6.5, and minimum 6.0 for each component.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cavendish Street Westminster W1W 6UW South East

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