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Why this course?Our Masters in Advanced Pharmacology will provide you with a comprehensive three-part postgraduate life sciences training.Firstly, unlike many Masters courses, we offer you dedicated training in a broad suite of practical laboratory skills.Secondly, this is complemented by two unique classes that develop your transferrable skills in statistics, presentations, career development, and ethics, as well as honing your science writing skills and your ability to design experiments and
Why this course?
Our Masters in Advanced Pharmacology will provide you with a comprehensive three-part postgraduate life sciences training.
Firstly, unlike many Masters courses, we offer you dedicated training in a broad suite of practical laboratory skills.
Secondly, this is complemented by two unique classes that develop your transferrable skills in statistics, presentations, career development, and ethics, as well as honing your science writing skills and your ability to design experiments and analyse sophisticated datasets.
Thirdly, our taught classes capture the excitement of cutting-edge research fields and you'll be taught by active researchers or practising clinical professionals.
A choice of classes allows you to select a pathway to suit your future aspirations. The programme has a special focus on how drugs and other chemicals affect the body in health and disease. You'll explore the development of new and improved medicines and the treatment of disease.
What you'll study
vital transferable skills in statistics, communication, ethics, science writing & critical analysis of data
two semesters of postgraduate laboratories, giving you the practical abilities & interpretational skills that will prepare you for your project & future career
short optional classes in in vivo biology or drug discovery
a compulsory Pharmacology class followed by a choice of either Clinical Pharmacology, or Applied Pharmacology
a summer project in an active research laboratory.
Assessment of taught classes is through the following:
multiple choice tests
problem solving scenarios
poster & oral presentations
formal written exams
The laboratory project is assessed through a written thesis.
After graduating, you'll be ideally qualified for positions in biomedical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as hospitals and universities.
This course provides the background training for a career in:
pharmaceutical & biotechnology industry laboratory research posts
laboratory technical support
medical/pharmaceutical/life science sales
Alternatively, you may wish to continue studies for an MPhil or PhD.
The University of Strathclyde were awarded the Queen’s Anniversary Prize, the highest national honour awarded to our sector.
They are transforming our campus to create a first -class working learning environment. Their new £31 million Strathclyde Sport building provides a range of sport and wellbeing facilities for students, staff and the local community. The Centre offers state-of-the art training facilities, including a 25-metre swimming pool, fitness suite with capacity for over 180 people, sports halls, squash courts, dance studio and treatment rooms.
Strathclyde students are set to enjoy a new £60 million Learning & Teaching building, due for completion in 2020, which will be located in the centre of the campus.
Where you'll study
16 Richmond Street
Glasgow, City Of