MSc Pharmaceutical Science (with specialism)

Bioscience Clearing shoot 3

Medical Sciences

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Fees and Funding

Here's the fees and funding information for each year of this course

Overview

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

MODULES

  • Core Modules
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    Experimental Techniques and Laboratory Practice

    This module will help you develop an in-depth knowledge, understanding and ability to apply key laboratory techniques used within the disciplines of Bioscience science. Core competencies in the planning and implementation of experimental activities, processing and analysis of results as well as the interpretation and critical evaluation of findings will be reinforced and further developed. This module will give you the opportunity to master a wide range of experimental techniques widely used within the Biological Sciences.

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    Evidence-based Practice and Career Development

    This module aims to provide you with the tools and experience to appraise and critically evaluate the methodological quality of scientific studies and published literature. You will develop your ability to identify the key parts of a scientific study, understand, interpret and critically evaluate experimental designs and results, and assess their relevance to the wider body of knowledge within a discipline.

    As part of this training process you will also build a theoretical and practical knowledge of the application of different statistical analyses, gaining an appreciation of their importance and role in the evaluation of study results. In collaboration with a member of the faculty, you will develop and present your own in-depth critical literature review and project proposal/bid enabling you to further hone a number of key transferable skills which are highly sought after by employers for many different sectors.

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    Clinical Biochemistry and Toxicology

    Within this module you will develop a critical understanding of chemical pathology of disease and understanding of how biochemical changes are monitored and used in the assessment of human health and the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

    You will also develop a deep understanding of the biochemical basis and various mechanisms underlying toxicity and its consequences including organ toxicity and carcinogenesis. Pharmacokinetics, clinical toxicology and the importance of drug regulation and toxicity testing will also be explored. You will gain hands on experience in a variety of laboratory techniques relevant for these disciplines.

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    Health and Disease of Physiological Systems

    This module will provide you with a critical understanding of human physiology, with a theoretical and methodological framework for more advanced study of the function and disease of selected major physiological systems. You will learn practical aspects of determining the health status of an individual and diagnosis of disease states using physiological assessments. Development of your core theoretical knowledge and applied practical competencies will be supported through relevant clinical case studies.

HOW YOU'LL LEARN

HOW YOU'LL BE ASSESSED

CAMPUS and FACILITIES

Stratford Campus

Stratford Campus, Water Lane, Stratford

WHO TEACHES THIS COURSE

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.

YOUR FUTURE CAREER