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Pharmaceutical Science (Hons) (with Foundation Year)

49 months
14000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Pharmaceutical science takes a multidisciplinary approach to studying medicines. This Pharmaceutical Science (Hons) (with Foundation Year) course from Teesside University gives you a strong base in chemistry, biochemistry and biological science, preparing you for work in the pharmaceutical industry.


You develop an understanding of the physicochemical and biological principles that underpin the design, function, synthesis, analysis and delivery of pharmaceutical substances. 

You also develop the technical, practical and professional skills that employers value, and have access to state-of-the-art laboratories and equipment for laboratory training. This Pharmaceutical Science (Hons) (with Foundation Year) course from Teesside University includes a foundation year.

Career opportunities

The UK is home to some of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies and continues to develop best-selling prescription drugs. Pharmaceutical scientists work in areas such as research, product development, quality assurance and analytical science, marketing and sales within the pharmaceutical and chemical industries and elsewhere. 

Many pharmaceutical scientists work in laboratories, hospitals and educational establishments. As well as working directly within the industry, pharmaceutical science graduates are well qualified for careers in teaching, forensic science, environmental protection, and health and safety assurance.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Big Data
  • Chemical Science and the Environment
  • Experimental Methods for Life Science
  • Global Grand Challenges
  • Life on Earth
  • Life Science
  • Biochemistry and Chemical Science
  • Cell Biology
  • Chemical and Biochemical Reactivity
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Structure and Bonding

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 49 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The main UCAS closing date is 29 January. You are encouraged to apply by then although late applications are accepted through UCAS until 30 June. 


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Any Level 3 subject is acceptable for entry to this course.
Normally entry qualifications can be accumulated from:
  • any combination of Level 3 qualifications (for example, A/AS levels, BTEC Certificates/Diplomas, Access to Higher Education courses)
  • High School Certificate or Diploma with good grades completed after at least 12 years of primary and secondary education
English language and mathematics requirements
  • Normally, evidence of English language and mathematical skills equivalent to at least GCSE grade 4 is required. We consider a wide range of English and maths qualifications alternative to GCSEs. 
  • Non-EU international students who need a student visa to study in the UK should check our web pages on UKVI-compliant English language requirements. The University also provides pre-sessional English language courses if you do not meet the minimum English language requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 49 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 49 months.

Living costs for Middlesbrough

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Pharmaceutical Science (Hons) (with Foundation Year)
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