BSc CHEMISTRY WITH COSMETIC SCIENCE
This course, due to start in September 2020, is the only course of its kind in the UK.
Cosmetic science underpins a booming industry. Cosmetics is one of the EU’s five largest markets, with rapid expansion causing a skills shortage of chemists to work on cosmetics development.
- the chemistry behind colour and scent in products
- how to ensure that cosmetic products are stable
- the ethical implications of using different ingredients in a cosmetic product.
Careers for BSc Chemistry with Cosmetic Science graduates.
This BSc Chemistry with Cosmetic Science course aims to prepare you for the rapidly expanding cosmetics market.
Learning from academics and experts employed in the cosmetics industry, you will make industry contacts during your studies as well as during your third-year placement and final project.
The University has connections with a number of cosmetics companies in the area, including:
- Smink (Ascot)
- Alchemy Ingredients (Ascot)
- Proctor and Gamble (Egham, Reading and Weybridge)
- Johnson and Johnson (Maidenhead)
- Tropic Skincare (Croydon).
BSc MEDICAL SCIENCE
Train to work at the forefront of modern medicine with BSc Medical Science course.
Focus on the science that underpins medicine, and how medical science can lead to new ways of diagnosing and treating disease. This course covers topics such as biomedical laboratory research and frontline clinical care in order to improve patients’ lives.
- industry-specific training. Designed in partnership with our local NHS partners to respond to career needs within the NHS, our course offers you the most relevant, practical content.
- teaching from medical experts. You will be taught by academics whose research is aimed at understanding disease mechanisms, improving diagnoses, developing new therapies and advancing clinical practice. Everyone who teaches you has on-the-ground experience.
- practical experience. Options to complete multiple small placements in primary and secondary healthcare settings, or healthcare industry, are built into your degree timetable.
Careers for BSc Medical Science graduates
This degree is geared towards careers within the NHS and its supporting industries.
Our Clinical and Medical Sciences pathway has been designed specifically to provide a foundation for graduate-entry medical school. You could also enter a career in the pharmaceutical industry, or pursue further medical study.
All pathways allow you to work in hospital, pharmaceutical or research laboratories. You may also decide to study for higher research degrees.
Develop the knowledge and skills to work as a pharmacologist within the pharmaceutical or life sciences industries with the new BSc Pharmacology.
This course has been designed to align with the British Pharmacological Society's core curricula and was developed with the needs of the pharmaceutical industry in mind.
- Study the principles of drug action and molecular targets.
- Learn the key mathematical principles and skills required in the industry. This includes statistical analysis as well as handling and analysing big data sets.
- Develop your understanding of systems pharmacology as well as mathematical and computer modelling.
Reading is ranked 11th in the UK for Pharmacy and Pharmacology (Guardian University Guide, 2019), and we have experts in pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry and pharmacy practice, as well as biomedical science and mathematics, who are all working on different aspects of drug research.
On this course you will also have the option of spending a year in industry with our four-year BSc Pharmacology with a Year in Industry.
Careers for Pharmacology Graduates
BSc Pharmacology is ideal for aspiring pharmacologists. The UK is a world leader in pharmaceuticals, contributing nearly £14 million to the UK economy and investing large sums into research and development.
As well as initial drug discovery, expertise in pharmacology can also be used in areas such as clinical trials, manufacturing, regulatory affairs, patenting, and sales and marketing.
BSc Pharmacology is also excellent preparation for further study at master's and PhD level.
Learn about the links between nutrition and health, both on an individual and societal level, with our BSc Nutrition course.
The science of nutrition is vital to our individual and collective wellbeing. As consumers grow more aware of the importance of healthy eating, nutritionists become increasingly important to the food industry and society as a whole.
On our BSc Nutrition course, you will:
- learn how diet can influence health and the likelihood of developing diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, and dementia
- discover the impact that nutrients have on cells, tissues and organs
- learn how public health advice is underpinned by clinical evidence.
Careers for BSc Nutrition graduates
As a graduate of BSc Nutrition course, you’ll be well-equipped to work in a varied and exciting food industry. Your career could be creative, if you choose an area like product development or marketing, or it could be highly analytical, in the fields of quality testing or nutrition.
Graduates from the food science and nutrition courses have embarked on careers within the food industry or a related sector, working for companies such as PepsiCo, Nestlé, Marks & Spencer, Mars and Unilever.
Outside of the food industry, you could use your degree for a career in nutrition education or work for a government department concerned with public health. Alternatively, you may choose to move into other areas, such as teaching or environmental health.
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