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2013/14 Taught Postgraduate Programme Catalogue

MSc Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance (No longer Recruiting)

Programme code:MSC-PTQA-09UCAS code:
Duration:36 Months Method of Attendance: Part Time
Programme manager:Maria Bell Contact address:m.c.bell@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

Bachelor of Pharmacy Degree, Bachelor of Science or equivalent degree in an appropriate scientific subject, together with appropriate professional experience.
Non-graduates must possess professional experience and demonstrate suitable academic ability.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Healthcare

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Healthcare

Programme specification:

The programme will deliver an in depth understanding of a broad range of technical, organizational and legal topics relevant to the provision of pharmaceutical preparation, manufacture and quality assurance.
With exit points at Certificate, Diploma and Master of Science levels, the Programme addresses the continuing professional development needs of most production, quality control, radiopharmacy and aseptic services pharmacists and other scientists or technical professionals working in this field.
Successful completion of the Programme's modules to Postgraduate Diploma level should enable UK registered pharmacists, members of the Institute of Biology or Royal Society of Chemistry to cover the body of knowledge required, in addition to their first degree, for registration as a Qualified Person according to EC Directive 75/319.

Structure
The key feature of this programme it enables healthcare and related personnel to extend their professional development and qualifications while continuing full-time professional employment. The Programme offers three part-time, flexible study options at Certificate, Diploma and Master of Science levels.


Year1 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment, Learning Context]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

HECS5206MAspects of Pharmaceutical Technology and Quality Control20 creditsSemester 1
HECS5207MAseptic Dispensing and Preparation20 creditsSemester 2

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 20 credits from the following optional modules:

HECS5208MRadiopharmacy20 creditsSemester 2
HECS5210MClinical Pharmacy for the Pharmaceutical Technologist20 creditsSemester 2


Year2 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment, Learning Context]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

HECS5211MQuality Control20 creditsSemester 2
HECS5212MPharmaceutical Production20 creditsSemester 1

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study 20 credits from the following optional modules:

HECS5208MRadiopharmacy20 creditsSemester 2
HECS5213MPharmaceutical Technology and Quality Assurance: Additional Training for the Qualified Person20 credits1 May to 31 July
HECS5217MPharmaceutical Risk Management and Audit20 credits1 Apr to 31 Jul


Year3 - View timetable

[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment, Learning Context]

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory module:

HECS5215MPTQA - Research Project60 creditsSemesters 1 & 2

Last updated: 25/03/2015

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