MSc Pharmacokenetics atAston University , BirminghamSchool of Life & Health Sciences

Duration

1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1966

Highlights

  • Students study Pharmacokinetics MSc at Aston University, Birmingham to develop the technical skills needed for an exciting career within either the pharmaceutical industry or clinical sciences, applying the principles of in-vitro and in-silico pharmacokinetics to allow improved dosing of drugs to different populations of patients within clinical trials or clinics
  • It explores what happens to a drug when it enters the body, by examining how it is absorbed, distributed, metabolized, and eliminated. It is a vital step in the process of drug delivery, and key to making sure drugs are safe and effective
  • Pharmacokinetics MSc at Aston is focused on building students understanding of research methods, and critical thinking skills for application inside and outside of academia

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #701-800

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #485

      - QS 2022

    • #401-500

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #47

      - The Complete University Guide 2022

    • #25

      - The Guardian 2022

    • #720

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 19,59,362
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 8,50,284
TotalINR 8,50,284

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Pound = INR 99.46

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 19ᵗʰ January 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
12th

No specific cutoff mentioned

Graduation

50%

  • Applicants must hold a lower second class honours degree (2:2) or higher from a recognised university in pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, pharmacology, physiology, physical science, biochemistry, biotechnology, chemistry, chemical engineering, genetics, materials science, medicine or related field
  • UK 2:2 equivalent:-
    • For Tier 1 universities: Minimum 50% overall; 5 out of 10 points GPA Scale; 4 out of 8 point GPA Scale; 3.5 out of 7 point GPA Scale; 2.5 out of 5 point GPA Scale; 2 out of 4 point GPA Scale
    • For Tier 2 universities: Minimum 60% overall; 6 out of 10 points GPA Scale; 4.8 out of 8 point GPA Scale; 4.2 out of 7 point GPA Scale; 3 out of 5 point GPA Scale; 2.4 out of 4 point GPA Scale
    • For Tier 3 universities: Minimum 65% overall; 6.5 out of 10 points GPA Scale; 5.2 out of 8 point GPA Scale; 4.55 out of 7 point GPA Scale; 3.25 out of 5 point GPA Scale; 2.6 out of 4 point GPA Scale

PTE

Marks - 67/90

  • with a minimum of 64 in each band

IELTS

Marks - 6.5/9

  • with a minimum of 6 in each band

Duolingo

Marks - 110/160

  • with a minimum of 85 in each sub-score

Other eligibility criteria
  • ELP waiver:- Applicants may be exempted from English proficiency requirements if they have scored 75% (CBSE/ISC) or 80% (Any State Board) in standard XII English
  • All candidates are considered on an individual basis based on their qualifications, experience, references and motivation
Conditional Offer

Yes

Undergraduate applicants who accept a conditional offer of a place at Aston University but subsequently fail to meet all the conditions may still be confirmed onto their initial choice if there are still vacancies available on that course and if, upon academic reconsideration of the application, it is deemed that the overall qualities and achievements of the applicant is appropriate to the spirit of the offer. Applicants for postgraduate taught programmes who fail to meet the University’s entry criteria for a specific programme will not normally be able to compensate for underachievement. Where reconsideration for the same course is not possible, an applicant will be considered for any appropriate and available alternative courses within the University

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

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  • Two references (one academic and one employer) 
  • Two professional references – at least one must be from an academic referee (Required for Construction Management and Engineering MSc and Strategic Digital Marketing MSc)
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Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

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