This MSc Pharmaceutical Chemistry will appeal to students who have already graduated with a BSc Pharmaceutical Science but want to add to their expertise in this field. The program is tailored to provide students with skills which will help with gaining a job in the pharmaceutical industry or for those who wish to engage in further studies at the postgraduate level.
The main part of the postgraduate pharmaceutical chemistry degree is a work-based learning module in which you can undertake a research project. This project which is a key part of the learning outcome for this program can take place either in the specialist labs at USW or possibly as part of an industry-based work placement. Students will study a variety of topics including formulation and medicinal chemistry, as well as industry specific topics such as quality assurance and management and a Prince 2 qualification. All of this knowledge and experience will give graduates the advanced knowledge, skills and expertise to compete for desirable roles in the pharmaceutical sector.
The MSc Pharmaceutical Chemistry course is delivered via a blended learning and teaching approach which provides students with key and subject specific skills. Typically all modules will consist of a mix of lectures, tutorials, and workshops/practical laboratory sessions.
Students in the MSc Pharmaceutical Chemistry have gone on to success placements and employment at some of the following companies: Nanopharm; PCI Services; Zorba Foods; Simbec; Midatech; Animax UK; Dow Corning; Ortho Clinical Diagnostic; Norgine; Cat Sci; 3M Healthcare; Norgine; Cogent Power; Humiseal; Eurocaps and Bob Martin.
Interested in finding out more about this program? Are you applying from Canada? Please contact Barclay Educational Services at JSB@barclayedu.com Barclay Educational is the recognized Canadian agent of the University of South Wales. As such, there is no charge for these services. Please Note: Applications are still being accepted for Fall 2020. However, start dates could change due to COVID-19.