Kingston University London

Course Introduction

**Reasons to choose Kingston**

– This course has been closely designed with the input of the Organisation for Professionals in Regulatory Affairs.

– It is the only pharmaceutical science degree offered in the UK that includes a focus on the growing profession of regulatory affairs. Graduates from this degree will be highly sought-after by employers.

– You’ll develop skills to prepare you for employment in the pharmaceutical industry and public sector, especially in the area of regulatory affairs.

**About this course**

This degree offers a broad understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and explores different sources of medicine, how they work in the body and how they can be formulated. You’ll gain practical scientific skills and up-to-date theoretical knowledge of pharmaceutical science and the regulation of medicines. There is a particular focus on public health and the safety, regulations and evaluation of new drugs. You’ll explore the profession of regulatory affairs and gain experience in producing legal applications for new drug licences.

You may apply to transfer to an MPharm degree.Students are selected on the basis of academic performance in Year 1 and through interview. Transfer

is to Year 1 of the MPharm course.

Course Modules

Please note that this is an indicative list of modules and is not intended as a definitive list.

Year 1: CH4003 - Introduction to Spectroscopy and Experimental techniques, CH4004 - Academic Skills for Molecular Sciences, CH4005 - Foundation Chemistry , CH4006 - Bioscience 1.

Year 2: CH5002 - Organic and Medicinal Chemistry, CH5005 - Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics, CH5006 - Analytical Science, CH5007 - Practical and Research Skills in Pharmaceutical Science.

Year 3 core modules: CH6004 - Project and Dissertation, CH6008 - Drug Development, CH6009 - Topics in Pharmaceutical Science.

Year 3 optional modules: CH6001 - Organic and Natural Product Chemistry, CH6007 - Advanced Analytical Science.

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
3 years
Full Time
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 European Fees