University Of Brighton Courses

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University of Brighton

School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences at University of Brighton

The School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences brings together the subjects of pharmacy, biology, chemistry and biomedical science to provide high quality professionally orientated postgraduate courses, and maintains close links with Brighton and Sussex Medical School.

Innovative and relevant

The University of Brighton’s School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular The University of Brighton’s School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences - Innovative And RelevantSciences is home to distinguished researchers working on diverse global problems from the development of treatments for dementia to ecological and biogeographical research.

The University of Brighton’s research activities are organised into themes: biomedical materials and tissue regeneration, biosensing, chronic disease, ecology, growth development and ageing, and pharmacy practice.

Studying in this environment means that students will be working in a school with a multi-disciplinary approach to research and staff expertise in the areas they are interested in.

The UK government’s last Research Assessment Exercise confirmed 80 per cent of the school’s research to be of international standing and 10 per cent to be world leading.

Career-focused

The University of Brighton’s School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences - Career-FocusedThe University of Brighton’s Master of Science (MSc) or Master of Research (MRes) courses will equip students with the scientific and transferable skills for their future career.

MSc courses are most suited to individuals wishing to undertake careers in industry, or who wish to continue their professional and academic development.

MRes courses provide a strong foundation to progress to research careers or further research. Many of the students go onto doctoral-level research at Brighton.

The University of Brighton offers flexible study options to fit around work or home commitments. Many programmes are available in full-time and part-time mode.

A leading professional university

University of Brighton courses are developed in close consultation with The University of Brighton’s School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences - A Leading Professional Universityindustry and professional bodies. For example, MSc Industrial Pharmaceutical Sciences and MSc Pharmacology students can choose an industrial placement module taught by senior researchers from Pfizer. Chosen by all the current students from these courses, the module includes five one-day sessions at the university and at Pfizer headquarters.

All staff have professional qualifications and many are fellows of their learned and professional bodies.

Excellence in teaching and support

The University of Brighton’s School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences - Excellence In Teaching And SupportTaught and supported by active researchers in an informal environment, students will benefit from the high quality of teaching.

Brighton’s Doctoral College brings together researchers from across the university to create a strong research community. MRes students are honorary members of the Doctoral College with access to support services and the opportunity to benefit from shared practices across the university.

 

 

MSc Biomedical Sciences

Taught modules

The course is structured around core modules that provide a basis in biomedical sciences. As well as biomedical science, the core taught modules contain an element of pharmacology, as a related area. They include: Topics in Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacology; Cell Pathology and Special Topics in Cell Pathobiology; Applied Molecular Biology.

Students also choose option modules according to their needs and interests. These modules provide with further knowledge in areas such as diabetes, applied immunology and medical genetics. Examples include: Diabetes Mellitus; Oxidative Stress and Human Disease; Clinical Microbiology; Virology; Clinical Microbiology; Clinical and Applied Immunology; Neuroscience; Blood Sciences; Clinical Biochemistry; Medical Genetics; Biological Imaging; and Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering.

Students will also take a research methods module. It will provide them with an enhanced understanding of different approaches and methodologies for research and the ability to manage their own research by accessing a supportive and multidisciplinary network of peers.

Career-focused

This course will equip students in a specialist discipline of biomedical science such as microbiology, haematology, clinical immunology or medical genetics.

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for individuals who wish to further their knowledge of the biomedical sciences, without necessarily committing to a career in the hospital laboratory service. Students may progress from a first degree to gain further qualifications in a similar area. The course is expected to gain Institute of Biomedical Science accreditation so that part, or all, of the course can be used for professional purposes.

MSc Industrial Pharmaceutical Sciences

Taught modules

The course is structured around core modules that provide a basis for studies. They include: Drug Discovery, Design and Development; Advanced Drug Delivery; Industrial Pharmacy; Regulatory Affairs; Pharmaceutical Microbiology; and Pharmacology and Therapeutics.

Students can also choose two optional modules from: industrial placement; Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis; Advanced Instrumental Analysis; Medicinal Plants: quality issues and their uses; and New Medicinal Products: from inception to market and other optional modules offered in the school.

Students will also take a research methods module. It will provide them with an enhanced understanding of different approaches and methodologies for research and the ability to manage their own research by accessing a supportive and multidisciplinary network of peers.

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, physical and chemical science graduates wishing to begin a career in pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, pharmaceutical research, manufacturing or government agencies.

Career-focused

This course will equip students for a career in the pharmaceutical industry, NHS, academic centres, research institutions or with government agencies such as drug licensing authorities. University of Brighton graduates are well placed to apply for a PhD.

MSc Pharmacology

Taught modules

The taught component of the course includes a lecture-based module in systems and cellular pharmacology, complemented by laboratory-based practical work. Modules include: General

Pharmacology; Drug Discovery, Design and Development; Regulatory Affairs; and Biomedical Sciences.

Students can also choose three optional modules from: Psychopharmacology; Diabetes Mellitus; Oxidative Stress and Human Disease; Pharmacogenomics; and Current Topics in Infection.

Students will also take a research methods module. It will provide them with an enhanced understanding of different approaches and methodologies for research and the ability to manage their own research by accessing a supportive and multidisciplinary network of peers.

Career-focused

This course will provide students with a good background for a career in the drug research and related industries or in academia. Students will be equipped with skills in pharmacology that meet the demands of industry and academic research institutes. University of Brighton graduates are well placed to apply for a PhD.

Who is this course for?

University of Brighton’s MSc Pharmacology is designed for science graduates, and especially for non pharmacology graduates.

MRes Bioscience

Research project

The majority of this course is taken up by a research project that is closely supervised by one of University of Brighton’s academic staff members, whose research interests draw upon applied and theoretical topics, with an emphasis on human health.

Students research project will examine a specialised subject and will be built around the academic’s expertise in research fields that include genetics, evolutionary biology, neuroscience, ageing and host microbe interactions.

Past research projects include proteus gene expression, bacterial biofilms, human host-microbe interactions, pollination ecology and loss of genetic diversity amongst threatened species.

Taught modules

These modules provide the basic skills for planning, writing and communicating science and are assessed by assignments and coursework.

Examples of taught modules offered include: Medical Genetics, Applied Molecular Biology, Clinical Infection Sciences, Molecular Ecology, Analytical Techniques, Statistical Analysis and work-in-progress seminars (academic presentation skills).

Career-focused

On completion of this degree students will be in a strong position to progress further into scientific research or an industry-based career.

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at individuals with a background in biological sciences wanting to pursue a career in the health sciences.

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess a degree in biology, biomedical sciences, pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry or a related subject.

MRes Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences

Research project

The majority of this course is taken up by a research project that is closely supervised by one of University of Brighton’s academic staff members, whose research interests draw upon applied and theoretical topics. All projects are in pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences.

Students will develop and carry out a significant piece of research covering a wide range of specialities, ranging from the development of new treatments to diagnostic procedures which enhance detection, prevention and cures for diseases found in modern society.

Examples of previous student research include the development of novel drug-eluting stent coating, the synthesis of artificial ion channels and evaluation of diabetes treatment.

Research fields include biomaterials, chemistry, pharmacology, pharmaceutics, microbiology, neuroscience and ageing.

Taught modules

These modules provide the basic skills for planning, writing and communicating science and are assessed by assignments and coursework. Examples of taught modules offered include: Research Processes and Methodologies, Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis, Bioanalytical Techniques, New Medicinal Products and work-in-progress seminars (academic presentation skills).

Career-focused

With an emphasis placed on undertaking novel pharmaceutical and biomedical research, this degree offers an excellent preparation for further academic study and industry-based careers. Students will be equipped to carry out research in a manner that maximises their personal and professional potential, and gain a contextualised understanding of the potential relevance of scientific research to industry and the world of business.

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at graduates with a background in chemical, biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences wishing to gain research expertise in the biomedical and pharmaceutical area.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a degree in biology, biomedical sciences, pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry or a related subject.

MRes Ecology

Research project

Drawing on the expertise of members within the research group, students undertake a significant piece of ecological research on a wide range of biological taxa including invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians, mammals and plants.

The research project provides with the opportunity to undertake research at the forefront of the ecology discipline. Students design their own projects under the supervision of one or more relevant members of academic staff from the biogeography and ecology research group.

Research themes of the group include:

  • Landscape Ecology
  • Molecular Ecology
  • Conservation Biology
  • Carnivore Ecology, Conflict and Conservation
  • Plant-Insect Interactions and Invertebrate Ecology
  • Chalk Grasslands Ecology
  • Wetland Ecology

Selected research project topics will be advertised time to time for part-funding.

Taught modules

Students research project will be supported by two compulsory taught modules, Research Methods and Ecological Principles, and supplemented by their choice of two optional modules from: Advanced Ecology Field Skills; Molecular Ecology; Introduction to GIS; GIS in Environmental Applications; Water Quality Analysis; work-in-progress seminars; Introduction to Statistics using Excel and Minitab; and Advanced Statistical Analysis.

Career-focused

With the emphasis on undertaking novel ecological research, students will be thoroughly equipped to enter a PhD programme in ecological science, as well as a career in industry and the public sector. The MRes provides a well-rounded, practical research-based training, plus the necessary transferable skills to prepare for employment.

Who is this course for?

Individuals with a background in ecology and biogeography, biology, environmental sciences or zoology aiming to gain research expertise in these areas.

Entry requirements

Normally, a good first degree (upper second class honours) in a relevant scientific discipline for   example ecology, environmental science, biology, zoology. Students with degrees that do not fall into this category, but who have significant relevant experience, will also be considered.

MRes Chemistry

Research Project

Students research project will be supervised by one of University of Brighton’s chemistry staff, embedded within one of the research groups. Students development as a researcher is supported by research methodology modules.

Chemistry research is very diverse within the school, with particular strengths in medicinal, environmental, materials, analytical and bioanalytical chemistry.

Current project areas include:

  • Artificial Enzymes
  • Squaraine Sensors
  • Synthesis, Reactions and Bioevaluation of Putative Anti-Ageing Compounds
  • Trace Metal Analysis of Tidal River Sediments and/or Water
  • Water Clean-Up using Iron-Based Nanomaterials
  • Surface Modification of Tissue Engineering skin substitute scaffolds to enhance their in Vivo Biocompatibility
  • Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry of Novel Pro-Drugs

Taught modules

  • Recent Developments in Chemistry Research
  • Specialist chemistry options

Who is this course for?

The course is for students wishing to develop their knowledge and skills in order to pursue a career in chemistry research or professional employment.

Career-focused

As an MRes graduate students will leave University of Brighton with knowledge and skills that equip them for research and professional careers in chemistry. University of Brighton’s chemical sciences graduates have been awarded PhD studentships at top UK universities and work in a wide variety of local and global companies including GSK, Southern Water and Novartis.

Entry requirements

A first or upper second class honours degree in chemistry or a related subject. Equivalent overseas qualifications will be accepted. Applications for accreditation of prior (experiential) learning will be considered.

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University of Brighton - New Undergraduate Degrees - 2014

University of Brighton Eastbourne Campus New Undergraduate Courses from the School of Sport and Service Management (SASM)

University of Brighton takes special care of International students and the School of Sport and Service Management (SASM) currently welcomes students from over 50 countries to University of Brighton’s campus in Eastbourne. Please follow the attached link to learn why recent international students and graduates have chosen to study at the School of Sport and Service Management (SASM): Learn what other international graduates and students have to say

Further information about the School of Sport and Service Management (SASM), its staff and their research activities can be seen at www.brighton.ac.uk/sasm and http://www.brighton.ac.uk/sasm/research/

Seaside Location, Modern teaching and learning facilities University of Brighton - Getting to Eastbourne Campus And The School of Sport and Service Management (SASM)

University of Brighton, Eastbourne Campus is located on the southeast coast of England, roughly 30 minutes from Brighton and is easily accessible by train. It’s buzzing university community and compact town gives it a laid back and friendly feel. The town combines the traditional seaside attractions with modern nightlife, a wide range of sporting activities and an exciting arts scene.

The School of Sport and Service Management (SASM) benefits from a large range of facilities and equipment:

  • Culinary Arts Studio
  • Exercise Physiology Laboratories
  • Environmental chamber
  • Human Movement Laboratory
  • Underwater Tank
  • Sports Journalism News Rooms
  • Sports Hall
  • 25-Meter Swimming Pool
  • Gym
  • Artificial Outdoor Pitch
  • Dance Studios
  • Climbing Wall

Find further information about these new courses in the brochure attached and the links provided above. Also attached are the brochures for Undergraduate and Postgraduate degree courses in Events, Tourism, Hospitality, Retail, Sport and Journalism.

University of Brighton - New Undergraduate Degrees - 2014

University of Brighton – School of Sport and Service Management – New Undergraduate Degrees (Journalism) – 2014

University of Brighton - School of Sport and Service Management - Events, Hospitality and Tourism - PG Brochure 2014

University of Brighton – School of Sport and Service Management – Events, hospitality and tourism – Brochure 2014

University of Brighton - School of Sport and Service Management - SPORT, EXERCISE AND LEISURE Undergraduate Degrees - Brochure 2014

University of Brighton – School of Sport and Service Management – SPORT, EXERCISE AND LEISURE Undergraduate Degrees – Brochure 2014

University of Brighton - School of Sport and Service Management - Service Management Undergraduate Degrees - Brochure 2014

University of Brighton – School of Sport and Service Management – Service Management Undergraduate Degrees – Brochure 2014

University Of Brighton English For Academic Study (EAS Course)

University of Brighton offers Year-Round Pre-Sessional course, English for Academic Study (EAS). Successful completion of this course allows entry to University of Brighton Undergraduate And Postgraduate Degree Programmes without the need to take IELTS at the end of the course. Alternatively, it is ideal preparation for entry to degree programs at other Higher Education institutes in the UK.

The entry requirements are as follows:

Course Entry Requirements
30 weeks (Route B) from 6th January IELTS 4/4.5 (or equivalent level using our own free online placement test)
20 weeks (Route A) from 6th January IELTS 5.0 (or equivalent level using our own free online placement test)

As one of the top 5% of institutions inspected by the British Council, the Brighton Language Institute is the ideal pathway to Higher Education in the UK.English for Academic Study (EAS) can be taken using either a Student Visitor Visa or Tier 4 depending upon individual needs.

For further information and details on how to apply please go to www.brighton.ac.uk/learnenglish/eas/

Application Form: University of Brighton – EAS Application Form 2014

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6 Responses to “University Of Brighton Courses”

  1. Vania Cotta says :

    I am currently pursuing my Bachelors degree in Mass Media from Sophia College for Women, Mumbai. I am Specializing in Journalism. I would like to apply for the Bachelors degree in Food Journalism from the University of Brighton, 2015 batch. I would like to know how to go about with the same. Thank you.

  2. Karthik Poojari says :

    Hello Sir/Madam,
    I have given my H.S.C(Arts Stream) from Maharashtra State Board this year and awaiting my result,
    and i cleared my 10th grade through IB Board.
    I need to know more about the new programme at University of Brighton i.e is BA (Hons) Business Journalism.
    I need to know about the required pre enrollment exams.
    Thanks in advance for talking your valuable time for considering my question.

    • Geebee Counsellor says :

      You are eligible to apply for BA (Hons) in Business Journalism though any of the universities in UK. You will be needing an IELTS of 6 with no band less than 5.5 and a good GRE score will be preferred. You can apply for any of the following programs:
      1) University of Sunderland:
      a) BSc (Hons) Journalism with Business Management
      b) BSc (Hons) Business & Management & Journalism

      For any further details contact us on the link mentioned below:
      http://geebeeworld.com/about-geebee/contact_us/

  3. kamini jain says :

    i have completed mine bpharm from Damodar collage in gujrat.
    i wanting to study msc in pharmocology from University Of Brighton.
    i needing counselling for abroad studies
    Plese help my X std marks is 60% and XII is 55%
    thnkx you!

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