Pharmaceutical Science (4-year FT) MPharmSci

Kingston University

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    3 (Pharmacology & Pharmacy)
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Course Summary

**Reasons to choose Kingston**– This course has been ranked as one of the top 10 in the UK and the best in London (Guardian University League Tables, 2019).– It received more than 93 per cent overall student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018).– 100 per cent of students from this course are in employment or further study six months after graduating (DHLE 2016/17).**About this course**This course is ideal if you see yourself as a research scientist working in drug discovery and delivery. It offers training for designing, developing and testing new drugs. It explores sources of medicine, how they work and how they can be formulated (e.g. tablets, creams, inhalers), analysed and tested. Years 1 and 2 are shared with Pharmaceutical Science BSc (Hons). Year 3 deepens your knowledge of natural product chemistry and develops skills for testing and evaluating the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceutical products. Year 4 develops skills in experiment design, critical analysis, problem solving and laboratory work.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • AS

Grades / Points



A-Level Chemistry with a minimum of a grade C and one other Science subject at A-Level required (can be Biology [preferred], Physics or Maths).

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£9,250 per year

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About this University

Kingston University has an excellent record for teaching quality, aiming to develop potential, transform lives and improve the world around. Students have a choice of topics that reflect their interests and the demands of a modern workplace. Four teaching campuses are located in and around Kingston upon Thames, which is a lively, student-friendly riverside town just 30 minutes away by train from the capital.


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