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Course summaryCombine taught modules with an extended research project in a professional lab.Learn to obtain and interpret analytical information from a variety of products.Apply good experimental design techniques and use statistical methods for data evaluationAnalyse and interpret data with industry-standard management systems.Understand the background of drug design and development, and the wider industry.On this course, youll learn the skills required of an analyst and become familiar with
Combine taught modules with an extended research project in a professional lab.
Learn to obtain and interpret analytical information from a variety of products.
Apply good experimental design techniques and use statistical methods for data evaluation
Analyse and interpret data with industry-standard management systems.
Understand the background of drug design and development, and the wider industry.
On this course, you'll learn the skills required of an analyst and become familiar with the principles of modern instrumental analytical techniques, methods and statistics. You'll study the practice and theory of the field, and consider the pharmaceutical industry in detail.
How you learn
All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.
You learn through activities designed to challenge and support as you progress through the course. The aim is to give a theoretical and practical knowledge of your subject.
In the first semester, you'll be taught modules that provide a fundamental knowledge of pharmaceutical analysis. The Applied Laboratory Practice module will also introduce you to the practical and theoretical basis of research. Together these will give you a sound basis to carry out your Extended Research Project in semesters two and three.
A 2:1 in a relevant Honours degree is normally accepted as the entry requirement for the course. Applicants with alternative qualifications with academic attainment or skills in subjects which are directly relevant to the course will also be considered.
When studying a postgraduate degree at Sheffield Hallam University students will be working at the cutting edge of their discipline, using the latest techniques, ideas, practices, and insights to address contemporary issues in their discipline, professional practice and the workplace.
There are over 30,000 students at Sheffield Hallam University, and just over 6,000 of those are studying at postgraduate level. The university places a particular focus on experience in industry and the pursuit of applied learning.
Students at Hallam enjoy studying a range of courses at the heart of this vibrant city in the North of England. One of the university’s strengths is in its ability to prepare students for creative problem-solving and dealing with complexity in the real world.