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LC267
Pharmaceutical and Forensic Analysis

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

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Students will study measurement principles and techniques employed in Forensic and Pharmaceutical Analysis and students achieve a detailed knowledge and understanding of the sciences underpinning both the forensic, pharmaceutical and analytical fields.

Students will gain exposure to, and experience in, the methodology and techniques at the heart of these key scientific areas. Approximately 50% of scheduled course work is hands on practical work gaining experience in pharmaceutical and forensic science combined with a range of analytical techniques. 


 
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Careers in : public analyst laboratories, forensic science laboratories, state laboratories, local authorities, environmental and health agencies.

Private sector opportunities include:  the pharmaceutical industry, private analyst laboratories, the healthcare, food and biotechnology industries.



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