Applicants must hold at least a 2nd class honours degree in a life Sciences-based subject e.g., chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacy, pharmaceutical technology, chemical engineering, pharmacology, physiology, physical science, biotechnology or biological chemistry from a UK University, or when outside the UK a degree or qualification deemed to be at least of equivalent standing.
International students whose first language is not English must demonstrate a satisfactory command of English language. They should meet our minimum English language requirement by taking one of the following tests:
IELTS. Minimum requirement - 6.5 overall, 6.0 in each area.
TOEFL IBT. Minimum requirement - 93 overall, (19 in listening and speaking, 18 in reading and 23 in writing).
Pearson Academic. Minimum requirement - 63 overall, 57 in each area.
We do not accept a Password test
If students do not meet these requirements in their language tests, they can potentially take one of the pre-sessional courses offered by the School of Languages and Social Sciences.
English language test requirements may be waived where students’ undergraduate degree was studied in an English speaking country.
Duration of programme: 12 months full-time
Start date: late September
1st August for International students
31st August for UK/EU students
If you are applying close to the deadline, please ensure you have all supporting documentation ready for the application. If the deadline has passed, we may still be able to consider you, so please contact us.