This is a science-based programme, for pharmacists and other chemical graduates, concerned with the quality assurance and quality control of products as molecular entities. The course utilises well-equipped laboratories for hands-on time with a range of modern techniques and instruments. In many cases the programme leads to further research, work in R&D laboratories and employment within regulatory agencies.
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- Located in the centre of London housed in an institute that is renowned for its international research profile.
- Well equipped laboratories allowing students lots of 'hands-on' time for a range of modern techniques and instruments.
- Students learn about Quality Assurance (QA), Quality Control (QC) and regulatory affairs which are crucial aspects when working in industry.
- Opportunity to undertake an extended project of interest in the laboratories of internationally rated scientists.
Dr Paul Royall
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.It should be noted that for PT students, private study is required at home in the evenings or at weekends to fulfil the learning outcomes.
Recent graduates have gone on to take PhD studies; to work in R&D laboratories in the pharmaceutical industry (including Pfizer, GSK and Novartis); or have taken up positions with regulatory agencies. Overseas students have returned to similar positions in their home countries.
Year of entry 2013