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- Undertake taught modules and an extended research project in a professional lab.
- Explore the fundamental principles of molecular pharmacology and biotechnology.
- Enhance your laboratory skills from experimental design through to interpretation of results.
- Learn how to synthesise new drugs, or produce them from genetically modified microorganism.
- Develop as an autonomous learner capable of reflecting on learning, knowledge and professional practices.
- lectures and seminars
- workshops and tutorials
- laboratory classes
- an extended research project
- working in a professional laboratory
Pharmacology and BiotechnologyCity Campus
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Location: City Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £14460
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Sheffield Hallam University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
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A 2:1 in a relevant Honours degree is normally accepted as the entry requirement for the course. Applicants with alternative qualifications with academic attainment or skills in subjects which are directly relevant to the course will also be considered. To be successful on this course, you must have relevant practical laboratory experience. Details of your laboratory experience must be specifically detailed in your personal statement and verified by one of your referees. If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or a recognised equivalent.
IELTS: 6.0 (minimum of 5.5 in all)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for Sheffield Hallam University.
About this university
The first spot to call at the university is the International Experience Team. This is a dedicated team who offer international students help and advice during their time in Sheffield. Their services start before a student arrives in the country with journey planning and arranging accommodation. There is also help in the form of a pre-arrival guide so students arrive knowing what to expect. There is also plenty of support on offer after this for matters such as immigration and visas, financial support and bringing families to the UK while studying. The Sheffield Hallam Students Union is based in the HUBS building and has a number of facilities available. These include an advice centre, the student union shop, Bar Phoenix, activities areas as well as skills and training opportunities and areas for the clubs and societies on offer. In addition, there is a student wellbeing department to help support students during their studies and careers advice to help prepare for a time after university. There are some 40 sports and 50 other clubs and groups established on the campuses as well as host of volunteering and charity work opportunities. Sports range from archery to badminton, cricket to cycling as well as football, rugby and swimming, to name a few. The societies fall into different categories such as active, appreciation, course and vocational, cultural, faith and belief, performance and political. As well as the student union other services on offer including multi-faith chaplaincy services, a business start-up service to help graduates, IT services and even help with finding part time employment between classes.