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Pharmaceutical Healthcare - TU875

The aim of the Pharmaceutical Healthcare programme is to produce graduates that are capable of making a significant contribution to the operation of the pharmaceutical industry. The primary objective is to give the graduate a broad understanding of the pharmaceutical industry in order to meet the current and anticipated technical needs of the industry.

Module Listing

Year One

  • Biology
  • Foundation Chemistry
  • Foundation Organic Chemistry
  • Communications & Industry Studies
  • Laboratory Techniques & Computer Applications
  • Introduction to Occupational Safety & Health Management
  • Introductory Microbiology
  • Mathematics for Scientists
  • Physics
  • Introductory Nutrition

Year Two

  • Biochemistry 1: Structure of Macromolecules & Biological function
  • Biochemistry 2: Metabolic pathways & regulation.
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Quality systems
  • Introduction to Instrumentation
  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Basic Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to Process Technology

Year Three

  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical Formulation & Manufacture
  • Drug Purification & Characterisation
  • Pharmaceutical Work Placement Incorporating Health & Safety Management
  • Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Chemical Engineering

Year Four

  • Project/Dissertation
  • Research Project Management & Information Access
  • Process Analytical Technology
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Advanced Biotechnology

Optional Modules

  • Nutraceutical Microbiology
  • Environmental Management & Sustainability
  • Drug Discovery & Synthesis
  • Bioprocessing
  • Immunology & Diagnostics