The University of Aberdeen Clinical Pharmacology MSc has been running for over 30 years and is one of the leading programmes of its kind in the UK.
Clinical pharmacology forms a critical part of the drug development process and our graduates are employed in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Our aim is to train students in the major areas of clinical pharmacology including molecular pharmacology, drug metabolism and toxicology, therapeutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmcovigilance, regulatory affairs and experimental medicine. The programme aims to achieve this by a multi-disciplinary approach.
Over the first two terms students cover a wide variety of subjects as well as receiving training in generic skills, statistics and IT. Individual courses are delivered by a combination of lectures, lab practicals, seminars, presentations and tutorials. These courses are assessed by a mixture of continuous assessment and written degree examinations.
In addition, students undertake a research project over the final 16 weeks of the programme. Projects are chosen from a range of topics and provide training in research methods, academic writing as well as research and analytical skills and data handling. This is assessed by a written thesis, presentation and viva examination.
The School of Medicine and Dentistry and the School of Medical Sciences have a tradition of excellence in both teaching and research both of which contribute to the high quality of our Masters programmes.
A good undergraduate degree in Medicine, Biological Science or Pharmacy is required (a second class degree (at least 60% or GPA 2.4/4)Applicants whose first language is not English, should note that english language proficiency is also required, more information can be found at View Website
Recipient: Aberdeen University
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