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MSc Biopharmaceuticals

 Course Level
Masters / PG
Full Time

1 Year
 Start month

 Tuition fee

21750 GBP
10500 GBP
10500 GBP

Application fee

International 0 GBP
National 0 GBP
Department of Pharmacy and Forensic Science
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92

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About this course

Biopharmaceuticals provides pharmacists and other chemical and life science graduates with scientific knowledge and expertise in the areas of biopharmaceutical discovery and development required for a career in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry, research institutes or regulatory authorities. Four taught modules and a six month research project.

Key benefits

  • King's is ranked 4th in the world for Pharmacy & Pharmacology (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016)
  • A programme of study in London focused on the discovery and development of biopharmaceuticals, therapeutic peptides, protein, monoclonal antibodies and nucleic acids.
  • Links with the pharmaceutical industry in terms of visiting lecturers and site visits.
  • A six-month research project.
  • Combined teaching with the MSc Pharmaceutical Technology and Pharmaceutical Analysis & Quality Control programmes provides a broad education in the pharmaceutical sciences and allows student flexibility.
  • Scholarships available

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Eligibility Criteria

Minimum 2:1 first degree in pharmacy, chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology or a related discipline or an overseas equivalent.

English language requirements:

IELTS: 6.5


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Course Modules

Required Modules

  • Principles of Analytical Techniques, Numerical Methods & Regulatory Affairs
  • Principles of Drug Delivery and Disposition.

Please see the modules list for further information.

  • Principles Of Chemical Analysis Techniques, Numerical Methods And Regulatory Affairs
  • Principles Of Drug Delivery And Disposition
  • Research Project/dissertation - Pharmaceutical Sciences

Optional Modules

  • Biopharmaceuticals Development
  • Biopharmaceuticals Discovery
  • Research Project.

Please see the modules list for information.

  • Biopharmaceuticals: Development
  • Biopharmaceuticals: Discovery

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How to Apply

Application procedure

Your application will be assessed by the Programme Director, who will consult other members of the academic staff involved in teaching the programme. We aim to process all applications within two to three weeks, following receipt of the required information. However, between May and July, and during holiday periods, applications may take longer to process.  You are welcome to telephone the Programme Director to discuss your application and/or arrange a visit to the department.

Personal statement and supporting information

Please give any information you consider relevant to your application not mentioned elsewhere on the form, eg appropriate industrial experience or work placements; research projects undertaken; why this particular programme appeals to you in relation to your future career aspirations.

Application closing date

The deadline for applications is 02 September for 2016 entry. Note that funding deadlines may be earlier. Applications will be considered subject to availability of places, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. International applications must be received by 29 July to allow sufficient time for visa processing.

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