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Pharmaceutical Manufacture and Quality Control, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) Liverpool, United Kingdom
Qualify as a pharmaceutical scientist on this new, Masters-level Pharmaceutical Manufacture and Quality Control course at Liverpool John Moores University. Carry out novel research and gain hands-on laboratory experience.

Overview

 Masters-level Pharmaceutical Manufacture and Quality Control course at Liverpool John Moores University programme is one of two new Masters courses offered by the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences. Pharmaceutical Manufacture and Quality Control targets industrialists interested in moving newly developed drugs into the mass manufacturing arena. Drug Discovery and Design is aimed at molecular chemists with a passion for drug creation and offers an integrated, stimulating and challenging programme of study, informed by contemporary research and responsive to the changing nature of the pharmaceutical industry.

Career

This programme offers a coherent and progressive education, providing the cutting edge, research-based training required to become a qualified pharmaceutical scientist ready for employment in the pharmaceutical and related industries.

The course is ideal if you want to work in manufacturing, moving new drugs to the mass market. You can anticipate excellent employment prospects with many applicable roles on offer in formulation science, process development and product manufacture at large pharmaceutical companies as well as specialist small and medium sized enterprises.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Analytical Techniques, Structure and Function in Organic Molecules
  • Physicochemical Properties of Therapeutic Agents
  • Formulation and Drug Delivery
  • Product Development and Control
  • Research Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    58

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • You will need an Honours degree (minimum 2:2) in a chemical, biological or related science.
  • Industry experience: please refer to Admissions for further details.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Liverpool

  • 556 - 1040 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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