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Pharmaceutical Science PgCert
Pharmaceutical Science PgCert

Pharmaceutical Science PgCert

  • ID:RGU440311
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree in a relevant science subject area.

  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Course Information

The Master’s course in Pharmaceutical Science from Robert Gordon University is designed to provide you with an in-depth understanding and offers a broad curriculum essential for a pharmaceutical scientist in the current and future job market. Jobs in this sector tend to require a broad skill set of chemistry, drug delivery and biomedical science.

The course is distinct from others, taught in our modern, well-equipped pharmaceutical laboratories. Modules include advanced pharmaceutical analysis and quality control; drug dosage form and design; pharmacology for drug design; advances in pharmaceutical science and drug discovery and design.

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Stage 1, Semester 1

  •   ASM041,   Drug Dosage Form and Design

  •   ASM042,   Pharmacology for Drug Design,

  •   ASM044,   Drug Discovery and Design,

Stage 1, Semester 2

  •   ASM022,   Project Preparation (MSc),

  •   ASM040,   Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Control,

  •   ASM043,   Advances in Pharmaceutical Science,

Stage 1, Semester 3

  •   ASM023,   MSc Project

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

There are several career options, some of which include:

  • Research in academia or the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry

  • The chemical or pharmaceutical industry (research and development, production and regulatory affairs)

  • Government agencies such as drug licensing authorities

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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