Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course explores recent trends in chemical, biological and biotechnological therapeutics and take a look at the latest technologies used in the pharmaceutical industry. An understanding is also gained of the processes used in clinical trials and in the development, manufacturing and regulation of medicines. Students may be offered placements in industry or within the University's own laboratories.

Course Modules

Modules include: Clinical trials and pharmacovigilance; design, discovery and development of pharmaceuticals; developing, manufacturing and regulation of medicines; pharmaceutical analysis; pharmaceutical instrumentation; pharmaceutical technology; separation science 1; statistics and computing; research methods and skills; independent research project.

Course Additional Entry

An Honours degree in chemistry, pharmacy, life science or a related subject; or alternative qualifications plus appropriate experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English must have an IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in reading, listening and speaking.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,900  Academic year. First year home fees