Pharmaceutical science is concerned with the design and development of new drugs for clinical purposes. It explores the different sources of medicine, how they work and how they can be formulated (eg tablet, cream, inhaler), analysed and tested. This course provides a wide understanding of all aspects of the pharmaceutical industry.
Modules listed may also be a mixture of core and optional modules; ear 1: foundation chemistry for pharmaceutical science 1 and 2; modern laboratory techniques; cells and tissues; academic skills for molecular science; pharmaceutical chemistry; cell reactions; year 2: pharmacology, toxicology and immunology; organic chemistry 1 and 2; bioanalysis 1 and 2; practical skills in pharmaceutical science; properties and formulation of pharmaceuticals; microbiology; year 3: modern industrial practice; biological chemistry; pharmacology and toxicology; project or advanced experimental skills and dissertation; option modules.
|Duration & Attendance||Qualification||Tuition fees|
- Tariff 104-104
- European Baccalaureate
- International Baccalaureate 28
- GCE AS-level
- BTEC National Diploma MMD
- GCE A-level
- SQA Higher
- SQA Advanced Higher
- GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
- Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 104
- BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
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- The course is well organised and is running smoothly 61%
- I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 62%
- The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 67%
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Total Written: 39%
Total Coursework: 58%
Total Practical: 4%