MSc Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance / Overview
Year of entry: 2022
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- Degree awarded
- 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:
- 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. Ideally, you will have a nominated work-based tutor to support you for the duration of the course.
- Number of places/applicants
- 25 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.
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- Enhance 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 quality assurance, radiopharmacy, aseptics, formulation sciences, quality control, 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 5th in the UK and 14th in the world for Pharmacy and Pharmacology (QS World University Rankings 2021).
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 2022 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2021 were as follows:
UK students (per annum): £6,600 years 1 and 2, £3,300 year 3
UK students (per annum): £6,600 per annum
UK students (per annum): £6,600
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
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