BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science

Do you want to gain real, hands-on experience of what it takes to work in pharmaceutical science? The highly practical BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Science degree will give you the opportunity to work in our purpose-built, state-of-the-art laboratories, with industry-standard equipment.

Our Pharmaceutical Science course has a strong basis in the chemical and biological sciences, and you’ll study subjects in the broad areas of fundamental chemistry, analytical chemistry and spectroscopy, biochemistry, and drug design, delivery and regulation. Throughout the course you’ll also gain an excellent knowledge of the industry and develop the skills that employers value most highly, making you well placed to compete for graduate positions in this fascinating industry.

What you will study

In the first year, you will study a variety of modules which will provide you with a strong grounding in chemistry that will prove invaluable during the rest of your degree and working life. To begin to understand the biological action of drugs and their impact, you will also be introduced to fundamental human biology and biochemistry. All of these modules involve practical work and you will gain hands-on experience using equipment in our state-of-the-art laboratories. You would also be taught mathematics to enable you to understand the relevance of mathematics and statistics in the field of...

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Dr Rehana Karim, course leader


This course is taught at: Glyntaff Campus, Pontypridd


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  • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2017
    • Full Time 3 Years Start Date: Sep 2018

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