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MSc Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance at The University of Manchester
MSc Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance
Improve your skills and knowledge if you are a pharmacy, health or biomedical professional working in the technical services.

MSc Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
MSc/PGDip/PGCert
Duration
MSc 3yr PT, PGDip 2 yr PT, PGCert 1 yr PT
Entry requirements

We require an honours degree (minimum Lower Second) or equivalent in pharmacy or a related scientific or healthcare discipline. We may consider non-graduates with professional experience and academic ability. See the Advice to applicants section for more information.

You should have access to appropriate practice and facilities for workplace-based assignments. You must also have evidence of support from your employer to attend the residential teaching component and placements as necessary.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
20 places
How to apply

You should apply for this course by completing our online application form . See the Advice to applicants section for details of the supporting documents we require, plus further information if you are a non-graduate.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc N Y N N
PGCert N Y N N
PGDip N Y N N

Course overview

  • Update your skills and knowledge if you work in the NHS or private sector technical services as a pharmacy, health or biomedical professional.
  • Learn from experts practicing in the NHS and industry who deliver lectures and workshops as part of the course.
  • Cover topics such as radiopharmacy, aseptics, formulation sciences, production and clinical trials.
  • Learn when it suits you through the distance learning format of the course, and meet staff and fellow students on study days in Manchester.
  • Study at a university ranked 6th in the UK and 14th in the world for pharmacy and pharmacology (QS World University Rankings 2017).

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £6,000 years 1 and 3, £3,000 year 3
  • PGCert (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £6,000
  • PGDip (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £6,000 per annum

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 1798
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/pharmacy/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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