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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: 2019

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 overseas equivalent in:

  • pharmacy
  • 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

Please apply via our online application form .

See the Advice to application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require, plus further information if you are a non-graduate.

We recommend you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc N Y N N
PGDip N Y N N
PGCert 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 16th in the world for pharmacy and pharmacology (QS World University Rankings 2018).

Open days

Come and join us for our Open Evening for Healthcare Professionals, 5.30 to 6.30pm on 31st January, to find out if one of our postgraduate courses could support you in developing your career.

Find out more and book .

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 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £6,200 years 1 and 2, £3,100 year 3
  • PGDip (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £6,200 per annum
  • PGCert (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £6,200

Scholarships/sponsorships

Alumni Bursary

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an alumni bursary of £1,000 towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught master's programmes in 2019.

The bursary is available to students or alumni who:

  • graduated in 2018 or are graduating in 2019;
  • hold a first class honours degree;
  • have home or overseas fee status;
  • are applying for full- or part-time study;
  • are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support.

The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the alumni bursary criteria so there is no application process.

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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