BSc (Hons) Biopharmaceutical Science with Integrated Foundation Year Program By University of Sunderland |Top Universities

Program overview

Main Subject

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Degree

BSc

Study Level

Undergraduate

This is a four-year version of BSc (Hons) Biopharmaceutical Science with an Integrated Foundation Year. The Biopharmaceutical Science BSc (Hons) puts pharmaceutical research at the forefront, in which increasing numbers of drugs are coming from large biopharmaceutical molecules. Teaching methods include laboratory practical work, tutorials, lectures, seminars, group work and e-learning. Assessment methods include laboratory reports, presentations, research essays and examinations. This course shares a common first year with BSc (Hons) Biopharmaceutical Science and BSc (Hons) Medicinal Chemistry.

Program overview

Main Subject

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Degree

BSc

Study Level

Undergraduate

This is a four-year version of BSc (Hons) Biopharmaceutical Science with an Integrated Foundation Year. The Biopharmaceutical Science BSc (Hons) puts pharmaceutical research at the forefront, in which increasing numbers of drugs are coming from large biopharmaceutical molecules. Teaching methods include laboratory practical work, tutorials, lectures, seminars, group work and e-learning. Assessment methods include laboratory reports, presentations, research essays and examinations. This course shares a common first year with BSc (Hons) Biopharmaceutical Science and BSc (Hons) Medicinal Chemistry.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6+
170+
40+
1. Normally a minimum of three Level 2 qualifications (NVQ, GCSE or equivalent), including Maths and English at grade C or above** and a minimum of 40 UCAS tariff points from Level 3 qualifications (e.g. A or AS Levels, BTEC certificates/diplomas, access courses or equivalent)
OR
2. Demonstrable evidence of appropriate knowledge and skills acquired from at least three years of post-school work experience.
4 Years
Jan-2000

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

37,000 GBP
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International Students

0 GBP
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We received a Silver Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) rating in 2017. The assessors identified our “institutional culture that facilitates excellent teaching”. We were also recognised for our students’ exposure to professional practice, which enhances their personal development and overall experience

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