University of Aberdeen, Scotland
The University of Aberdeen, founded in 1495, is Scotland’s third oldest and the fifth oldest in the UK. Aberdeen is an international university built on serving one of the most dynamic regions of Europe. With over 13,000 students, and over 3000 staff, Aberdeen is at the forefront of teaching and research in medicine, the humanities and sciences. Aberdeen has invested heavily in medical research, where time and again University staff have demonstrated their skills as world leaders in their field. The custom-built Institute of Medical Sciences, completed in 2002, was designed to provide state-of-the-art facilities for medical researchers and their students.
AECC University College
The AECC University College is a chiropractic college and clinic based in Bournemouth, Dorset, England. Opened in 1965, the AECC is the oldest and largest chiropractic college in Europe, home to 500-plus undergraduate students. The degree programme available at the AECC is a Master of Chiropractic (MChiro). The MChiro is known as an ‘integrated masters’ qualification, as AECC students join the college at an undergraduate level but graduate with a masters qualification. Degrees at the AECC are validated by Bournemouth University. The AECC also houses the biggest chiropractic clinic in Europe with around over 50,000 out-patient treatments given at the AECC every year. A new £3.8m chiropractic clinic was built on the AECC campus during 2008, which opened on 12 January 2009. The AECC is an associate college of Bournemouth University.
University of Dundee, Scotland
The University of Dundee became an independent university in 1967 after a 70 years relationship with the University of St Andrews – now a key partner. The Sunday Times University Guide named the University of Dundee Scottish University of the Year 2004.
Dundee is growing fast in both size and reputation. Broadly-based, it has performed extremely well in both teaching and research assessment exercises, has spawned a range of spin-out companies to exploit its research and has a model wider-access programme. Distance learning – especially in medical related areas – is burgeoning right across the world and now accounts for one in six students. An ambitious project to explore the creation of an international virtual medical school involving all five Scottish medical schools is led by Dundee.
Dundee received the prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize for higher education institutions in 1998, has three of the 20 most cited scientists in the UK – the only Scottish university included – and three “biomedical” knights.
University of Edinburgh, Scotland
The University of Edinburgh was founded in 1583, making it one of Scotland’s ancient universities. The Faculty of Medicine was established in 1726. As a result of a period of active curriculum development in medicine, beginning in 1996, Edinburgh can truly claim to provide a modern, high quality medical educational experience. Clinical education is delivered in partnership with the National Health Service; the University and the NHS work together to maintain the strong tradition of excellent clinical teaching in Edinburgh and to provide quality patient care to the population of Scotland.
In addition, the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine hosts teams who carry out world-class research. The teams working in hospital-based clinical subjects and veterinary science received the very highest ratings in the national research assessment exercise in 2001. Students have the opportunity to work with these teams on project work and to make links and develop interests which are often pursued after graduation.
University of Exeter, England
The University of Exeter is a public research university located in South West England, United Kingdom. The university was founded and received its Royal Charter in 1955, although its predecessor institutions, the Royal Albert Memorial College and the University College of the South West of England, were established in 1900 and 1922 respectively.
The university has three campuses: Streatham; St Luke’s (both of which are in Exeter); and Tremough in Cornwall. The university is centred in the city of Exeter, Devon, where it is the principal higher education institution. Streatham is the largest campus containing many of the university’s administrative buildings, and is regarded as one of the most beautiful in the country.The Tremough campus is maintained in conjunction with Falmouth University under the Combined Universities in Cornwall (CUC) initiative.
Exeter University is a member of the Russell Group of leading research-intensive UK universities.The university is also a member of Universities UK, the European University Association, and the Association of Commonwealth Universities and is an accredited institution of the Association of MBAs (AMBA).
University of Leeds, England
Founded in 1904, the University of Leeds has played a leading part in the development of modern higher education in UK. As well as continually strengthening core academic disciplines, Leeds has also developed distinctive areas of specialist expertise in rarer subjects such as Colour Chemistry and Fire Science.
Leeds is now among the top ten universities for research in the UK and is internationally acknowledged as a centre of excellence in a wide range of academic and professional disciplines. Its broad research and skills base and superb facilities attract interest from major multinationals and small local businesses alike. Many of its research initiatives cross traditional subject boundaries and Leeds currently promotes projects through 58 inter-disciplinary centres and seven research schools.
University of Glasgow, Scotland
The University of Glasgow was founded in 1451. Today, Glasgow is a member of the Russell Group of major research-led universities and a founder member of Universitas 21, an international grouping of universities dedicated to setting world-wide standards for higher education.
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University of Warwick, United Kingdom
The University of Warwick was given approval by the government in 1961 and received its Royal Charter of Incorporation in 1965. It is situated on a large 700 acre campus which straddles the boundary between the City of Coventry and the County of Warwickshire. The idea for a university in Coventry was mooted shortly after the conclusion of the Second World War but it was a bold and imaginative partnership of the City and the County which brought the University into being on a 400 acre site jointly granted by the two authorities. Since then, the University has incorporated the former Coventry College of Education in 1978 and has extended its land holdings by the purchase of adjoining farm land.
University of Strathclyde, Scotland
There are programmes available with the University of Strathclyde in Pharmacy, Psychology, Biomedical Science and Forensic Biology.
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The University of Strathclyde was founded in 1796 as ‘the place of useful learning’ and is committed to the advancement of society through the pursuit of excellence in research, education and knowledge exchange. Strathclyde is Scotland’s third largest University with over 15,000 students from more than 100 countries who are attracted by our excellent academic reputation and stimulating study environment. The University is recognized as a centre of teaching excellence and a leading international technological University.
The Pharmacy School enjoys an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research and trains over 100 home and international students each year in the profession of Pharmacy. Pharmacy at the University of Strathclyde is ranked no 3 in the UK in the Guardian University Rankings 2013, with 91% of students satisfied overall with the course. The Pharmacy Department is accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), UK. The new SIPBS building is purpose-built to house modern state-of-the-art facilities for delivering the MPharm. The MPharm is noted for its progressive and innovative curriculum. The overall quality of educational provision in Pharmacy at the University of Strathclyde has been judged excellent by the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council. The particular strengths of the School were considered to be the academic environment; the commitment and motivation of teaching staff; the high quality of student-support materials and the commitment to student-centred learning; the clear specification of module aims and objectives; the range of teaching and learning methods employed; and the strong scientific basis of the course.
The Psychology department at Strathclyde is known for outstanding research and teaching with internationally recognised researchers from developmental and educational psychology, brain and cognition, health psychology and behaviour change, traffic and transport psychology, and applied social psychology. The BA (Hons) course is accredited as conferring eligibility for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society.
The courses in Biomedical Sciences at Strathclyde provide an excellent foundation in cell and molecular bioscience with a specific focus on Immunology, Microbiology, Pharmacology and Biochemistry. They provide a high-level, scientifically-based education. Teaching material is kept up-to-date via the strong industrial and research links of our academic staff and this ensures students are provided with useful and relevant experience.