Society’s need for pharmaceutical solutions to health problems ensures the demand for skilled individuals within this area remains high.
Our MSc Pharmaceutical Science and Medicinal Chemistry is designed to meet the needs of industry and the UK science base by providing you with training in pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism, drug synthesis, methods to identify potential drug targets and drug candidates, and methods to assess the biological activities of drug compounds.
Our Pharmaceutical Science and Medicinal Chemistry programme at Loughborough University provides training that is highly relevant to working in drug design and development in the pharmaceutical industry, the wider chemical industry and in other fields.
Industries our graduates have gone into include drug synthesis and development, pharmaceutical analysis, drug formulation and delivery, food science and technology, water purification, research and teaching.
Recent graduate destinations include:
- 3M, Analyst
- Industrial Textiles & Plastics, Technical Assistant
- Leading Edge (Brunei), Marketing Executive
- Novartis, Pharmacist
- Pfizer, Materials Scientist
- Research Methods
- Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism
- Drug Targets, Drug Design and Drug Synthesis
- Separation Techniques
- Mass Spectrometry and Associated Techniques
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesBiomedicine Pharmacy Biochemistry View 148 other Masters in Pharmacy in United Kingdom
- A 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in chemistry, biochemistry or a closely related subject.
International26500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National11900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11900 GBP per year during 12 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.