To provide chemical, life science and pharmacy graduates with scientific knowledge and expertise in the areas of biopharmaceutical discovery and development required for a career in the pharmaceutical industry, research institutes or regulatory authorities.
The advanced programme provides an introduction to the principles of biopharmaceutics and pharmaceutical analysis, offering specialisation in the more biological aspects of the pharmaceutical sciences with an emphasis on drug metabolism and biochemical toxicology.
Dr Sukhi Bansal
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT (one day per week), September to September.
Recent graduates have gone on to take PhD studies; to work in R&D laboratories in the pharmaceutical industry and Biopharmaceutical Industry (including Pfizer, GSK and Novartis); or small Biotech companies. Overseas students have returned to similar positions in their home countries.
Year of entry 2013