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MSc Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training at The University of Manchester
MSc Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training (PIAT)
Improve your career prospects if you work in the pharmaceutical industry.

MSc Pharmaceutical Industrial Advanced Training (PIAT) / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
MSc/PGDip/PGCert
Duration
up to 60 months
Entry requirements

To study for the PGDip or MSc, we require a degree-level scientific qualification.

If you do not already have the required qualifications to study for the PGDip, you can join the course when you have proved your ability by earning four unit credits.

The pharmaceutical industry pathway has some units that require advanced level knowledge of physical and organic chemistry, biology and mathematics. All units require some work and experience within the industry.

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Please apply via our online application form . See the application and selection section for details of the supporting documents we require.

We recommend that you apply as early as possible. We reserve the right to close applications if the course is full.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc N N N Y

Course overview

  • Develop skills in formulation, clinical trials, pharmaceutical microbiology, business development and licensing, regulations and quality assurance in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Fit study around your other commitments thanks to the part-time distance learning nature of this course.
  • Gain industry-recognised qualifications validated by a leading university and the training required for Qualified Person recognition.
  • Study at a university ranked 6th in the UK and 16th in the world for pharmacy and pharmacology (QS World University Rankings 2018).

Fees

£1,750 per 15 credit module, dissertation £3,500.

The fee is the same for UK/EU and international students.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Alumni Bursary

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an alumni bursary of £1,000 towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught master's programmes in 2019. The bursary is available to students or alumni who:

  • graduated in 2018 or are graduating in 2019;
  • hold a first class honours degree;
  • have home or overseas fee status;
  • are applying for full or part time study;
  • are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support.

The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the alumni bursary criteria so there is no application process.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 0604
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/pharmacy/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health