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Pharmaceutical Sciences

The pharmaceutical sciences degree at the University of Greenwich covers all relevant disciplines from biology to pharmacology. It delivers theoretical knowledge plus plenty of opportunities to get hands-on experience in the lab.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(BSc (Hons)) Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Degree Duration

4 years :

1 year pathway + 3 year degree

5 years :

1 year pathway + 4 year degree - with placement

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Pathways Available

International Year Zero

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

This degree programme will give you a broad understanding of pharmaceutical sciences. Modules on this course explore areas such as biochemistry, biology, physiology, pharmacology, and drug design and delivery. You will also get practical experience with a project and laboratory work.

Graduate have gone into careers that include roles in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries, research and development, food industries, quality control and manufacturing. The course is a stepping stone to qualified person status with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. You can also apply for membership of the Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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Important
  • Course texts and other study resources are available from the Drill Hall Library. You may wish to purchase your own copies. You also receive an allowance for printing costs, which you can top up if required.

Why Study this Degree

Get the chance to benefit from state-of-the-art teaching and laboratory facilities with cutting-edge equipment for training (formulation and analytical)

In this course you will receive research-led teaching and expertise in a wide range of pharmaceutical science themes

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Greenwich

Greenwich campus sits on a World Heritage Site and is home to a modern university that builds excellent professional prospects.

First established in 1890 as Woolwich Polytechnic, the University of Greenwich today is a modern institution with strong links to business and an emphasis on helping students meet the demands of a fast-changing workplace.

Located at the heart of London, with the picturesque buildings of London Stock Exchange only a few kilometres away. Students will be living and studying in one of the great financial centres of the business world and within proximity to some renowned global businesses.

Students will be able to enjoy all the finer things a vibrant multicultural city such as London can offer including a wide variety of social activities.