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MSc Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training at The University of Manchester
MSc Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training (PIAT)
Improve your career prospects if you work in the pharmaceutical industry.

MSc Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training (PIAT) / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
up to 60 months
Entry requirements

To study for a PGDip or MSc, you should have a degree-level scientific qualification. If you do not already have the required qualifications to study for the PGDip, you can join the course when you have proved your ability by earning 4 unit credits.

There are no special entry requirements if you want to study individual units.

The pharmaceutical industry pathway has some units that require advanced level knowledge of physical and organic chemistry, biology and mathematics. All units require some work and experience within the industry.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

All applications must be submitted using our online application form . See the Advice to applicants section for details of the supporting documents that we require with your form. 

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

Course overview

  • Develop skills in clinical trials, industrial pharmacy, business development and licensing, or microbiology if you work in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Fit study around your other commitments thanks to the part-time distance learning nature of this course.
  • Gain industry-recognised qualifications validated by a leading university and the training required for Qualified Person recognition.
  • Study at a university ranked 6th in the UK and 14th in the world for pharmacy and pharmacology (QS World University Rankings 2017).


£1,750 per 15 credit module, dissertation £3,500.

The fee is the same for UK/EU and international students.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
+44 (0)161 306 0604
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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