3 good reasons to study Pharmaceutical Science at Salford: 1 A specialised degree course for a career in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. 2 Industry work experience placements with major companies such as AstraZeneca as well as local hospitals and research labs. 3 Study biological and chemical aspects of drugs and disease. This course is designed for students looking for a career in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. It is also suitable if you are aiming for a career in research, teaching, and many other professions in which biology and biochemistry are important components - these include animal health, food science, cosmetic science, medical laboratories, technical sales, patent law and scientific journalism.