Aston University: Pharmacokinetics

InstitutionAston University
Department School of Life and Health Sciences
Telephone 01212043200
Study type Taught


Study a MSc Pharmacokinetics course at one of Europe’s leading Pharmacy Schools. Our course is designed to prepare you for a rewarding career in the pharmaceutical industry by advancing your scientific skills and research methods.

Studying at Aston you will enhance your knowledge in everything from the application of pharmacokinetics to the design and optimisation of new therapeutics. We put an emphasis on describing mechanistic approaches to assessing and predicting the pharmacokinetics of drugs throughout the drug development process.

We provide modules that will build your research methods and critical thinking skills for application both within and outside of academia. Our broad range of topics such as drug discovery, chemotherapy and selective toxicity as well as principles of product analysis and validation will ensure you possess the necessary skillset for a pharmaceutical scientist. You’ll encounter a broad range of experiences in the application of pharmacokinetics from early discovery and development, through to market authorisation and clinical applications.

Upon successful completion of our course, you’ll be prepared for various careers in the pharmaceutical industry such as analytical sciences, formulation development, project management, regulatory affairs, scientific writing and further studies.

**Key course benefits**
• Top 10 in the UK for Research Quality (Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Complete University Guide, 2020)
• 94% of our Allie Health research was rated as being internationally excellent or world leading (REF, 2014)
• Study with research active specialists from a wide range of pharmaceutical fields and backgrounds


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