21 months
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10750 GBP/year
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About

This part-time Pharmaceutical Quality and Good Manufacturing Practice course at University of Strathclyde enables suitably-qualified pharmaceutical industry employees to:- acquire the necessary knowledge base to submit themselves for nomination as a Qualified Person (QP)

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Overview

Key Features

  •  develop relevant academic knowledge and skills at postgraduate level
  •  develop research and investigative skills in the area of pharmaceutical quality and good manufacturing practice

The Pharmaceutical Quality and Good Manufacturing Practice course at University of Strathclyde is provided in a unique collaboration between:

  •  Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS)
  •  NSF International (formerly known as NSF-DBA and David Begg Associates (DBA))

NSF-Health Sciences are leading experts in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries offering training, consultancy and auditing services.

Modules are assessed individually. You’ll sit formal examinations. MSc students write and submit for examination a thesis based on their research project.

Facilities

SIPBS is recognised as one of the foremost departments of its kind in the UK. It's a leading research centre in the search for new and improved medicines. You'll benefit from the advanced facilities of a state-of-the-art £36 million building.

Programme Structure

  • You’re required to complete six of the NSF modules for consideration for the Postgraduate Certificate. For the Postgraduate Diploma you need to complete 12 modules. Modules run over a 21-month period as a series of 13 one-week residential courses. 
  • You complete additional study before sitting examinations for the award of the Certificate or Diploma. The Diploma can be converted to the MSc by completion of a research project which is normally undertaken at your workplace.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

180 alternative credits
  • Postgraduate Certificate - 60
  • Postgraduate Diploma - 120

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should hold a relevant degree in a pharmaceutical, biological or chemical discipline or equivalent. You’re required to have attended and completed the required number of Qualified Person (QP) or QLP modules with NSF International.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10750 GBP per year and a duration of 21 months.
  • National

    6250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6250 GBP per year and a duration of 21 months.

Scotland 

  • MSc: £6,250
  • PgDip: £2,500
  • PgCert: £1,250
Rest of UK 
  • MSc: £6,250
  • PgDip: £2,500
  • PgCert: £1,250

International

  • MSc: £10,750
  • PgDip: £4,300
  • PgCert: £2,150

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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