Kingston University London - Pharmaceutical Science with Regulatory Affairs BSc (Hons)

Kingston University London

Pharmaceutical Science with Regulatory Affairs BSc (Hons)

How do we ensure new drugs are safe for the public, correctly evaluated and their use properly regulated? Regulatory Affairs is an area of growing opportunity in the pharmaceutical industry.

This course focuses on public health and the introduction of drugs. You'll learn to produce legal applications for new drug licences, deal with different regulatory authorities and ensure drug safety. The course also offers a practical understanding of the pharmaceutical industry. You'll explore different sources of medicine, how they work and how they are made, packaged and administered.

Reasons to choose Kingston University

  • This was the first undergraduate Pharmaceutical Science degree accredited by The Organization for Professionals in Regulatory Affairs (TOPRA) in the UK. Consequently graduates from this degree will be highly sought after by employers.
  • You'll gain extensive practical experience in new laboratories after a £6.8 million investment.
  • This course was shortlisted for the Guardian University Award for Course Design, Retention and Student Outcomes and the TOPRA Regulatory Excellence Award in Education in 2020.

Entry Requirements

  • 112-128 UCAS points from a minimum of two A-levels or equivalent Level 3 qualifications.

  • A-levels to include minimum grade C in Chemistry and one other science subject (second science can be Biology, Physics or Maths). General Studies and Critical Thinking not accepted.

  • Merit in T-Level Science: including a minimum of a B in the Core component and a merit in the Occupational Specialism which must be either in laboratory sciences or metrology sciences.

  • IELTS of 6.0, with no element below 5.5.

Career Prospects

Career opportunities after completing Pharmaceutical Science with Regulatory Affairs BSc (Hons)

  • Pharmaceutical sales representative.
  • Clinical data manager.
  • Pharmaceutical outside sales representative.
  • Drug manufacturer.
  • Research scientist.
  • Pharmacy manager.
  • Biotechnology consultant.
  • Biostatistician.

Course Details

The First Year introduces biology, chemistry, and physiology, and pharmaceutical science itself. The Foundation Chemistry for Pharmaceutical Science module introduces formulation science, pharmacokinetics and molecular modelling, emphasising practical work and instrumental techniques. An academic skills module covers all the fundamental transferable skills that employers value eg. use of IT, problem solving. An academic skills module covers mathematics, statistics, generic study skills and information technology, giving you skills valued by employers.

Year 1

Introduction to Spectroscopy and Experimental Techniques
Academic Skills for Molecular Sciences
Foundation Chemistry
Bioscience 1

Year 2

Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
Pharmacology and Pharmaceutics
Analytical Science
Practical and Research Skills in Pharmaceutical Science

Year 3/4

Core Modules:
Regulatory Affairs For Pharmaceutical Science
Topics in Pharmaceutical Science
Optional Modules:
Advanced Analytical Science

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