801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 1LQ, United Kingdom

Pharmaceutical Sciences (Foundation) - Kingston University

**Reasons to choose Kingston** – This course is one of the first to be accredited in the UK by Academy of Pharmaceutical Scientists. – Through optional modules and a year-long research project, you can tailor your degree to your own interests and career goals. – You can boost your employability through a year’s industrial placement. **About this course** This course offers knowledge and practical experience in the design, development, analysis and use of new drugs. It explores different sources of medicine, how they work and how they can be formulated (e.g. tablets, creams and inhalers), analysed and tested. You’ll gain a broad understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, exploring drug discovery, pharmacology and toxicology. You’ll examine innovative research, including new methods of drug delivery. Studies also include formulation science, pharmacokinetics and molecular modelling, the effects of drugs, the immune system and microorganisms in relation to disease. You may apply to transfer to our MPharm degree. Students are selected on the basis of academic performance in Year 1 and through interview. Transfer is to Year 1 of the MPharm course.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,LondonUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250