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  • Dr Hal SosabowskiDr Dawn Scott
  • Is this stat still correct? More than 90 per cent of our students are in relevant employment or undertaking further studies six months after graduation
  • The state of the art £500,000 Quorum Technologies PP3000T Cryo Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) sample preparation system is the first operational instrument of its kind installed in the world.
  • Laboratories - including a pharmacology laboratory; a nuclear magnetic resonance suite; a clinical skills laboratory.Practical laboratory sessions and workshops help students to reinforce knowledge learnt in lectures and tutorials.Students will benefit from access to a simulated patient (SimMan 3G), allowing them to practice a wide range of patient care scenarios.
  • Dr Dawn Scott, head of the university's Biology and Biomedical Sciences Division, appeared on Channel Four's "Foxes Lives: Wild in the City". Her role involved tracking and following urban foxes in Brighton.The programme was a new interactive natural history event carrying out what has been described as the biggest-ever nationwide study into urban foxes in the UK.
  • Do we need to talk about the changes to the course?
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    • 1. Welcome School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences Professor John Smart Head of School
    • 2. • Modern with strong traditions of professional and vocational education • With over 21,000 students • Multi–campus: Falmer, Moulsecoomb and Grand Parade in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings Why study at Brighton ?
    • 3. Leading professional university Staff are leading researchers and teachers, at the forefront of their professions, many are professionally qualified
    • 4. Media stars Professor Hal Sosabowski, Professor of Public Understanding of Science assisted with the launch of the UN international year of chemistry at the House of Commons. Recent work in Russia and Abu Dhabi. Dr Dawn Scott, Head of Ecology appeared on Channel 4’s Foxes Live: Wild in the City tracking and following urban foxes in Brighton. Leading professional university
    • 5. Leading professional university Accredited by: Institute for Biomedical Science General Pharmaceutical Council Recognised by: Society of Biology
    • 6. Leading professional university Good local links - Brighton & Sussex Medical School - Faculty of Health & Social Science - Plumpton College - Hospitals
    • 7. Career focused Excellent graduate employment record
    • 8. All courses include an optional placement year Graduates employed in pharmaceutical, chemical and bioscience industries, the NHS, biomedical, chemical and environmental research. Practical activities give you a transferable and sustainable skill base for your future career. Courses include a career planning agreement and activities to analyse interests and skills, and to match them with suitable career options. Career focused
    • 9. Teaching excellence National Teaching Fellowship awards Academic Excellence Awards from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
    • 10. Innovative teaching methods Member of teaching team highly commended for 21st Century Teaching in Students’ Union 2012 Excellence Awards Peer Assisted Study Support: student-led online initiative where course materials and student life can be discussed in a friendly, informal environment with peers and trained student facilitators. The Analyst StudentCentral – online learning environment Teaching excellence
    • 11. Advice and guidance Personal tutor assigned at beginning of degree Student support tutor The Pharmacy, Biosciences and Chemistry Educational Unit is dedicated to the advancement of teaching, learning and assessment. ‘Biosoc’ and ‘Pharmsoc’ promote social and academic activity for students and staff within the school Teaching excellence
    • 12. Our staff • 63 academic staff (5 professors and 4 readers) • 35 support staff • Clinical input via 11 Joint appointments with; Brighton Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust (3), Boots, Co-operative Chemists, Kings Hospital NHS Trust (London), South Coast Healthcare Trusts (2), West Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust (2), Croydon Hospital NHS Trust. Teaching excellence
    • 13. Facilities fit for the future Professor Lord Robert Winston officially opened our £23m Huxley building, home to the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences
    • 14. Facilities fit for the future Over 20 laboratories Two of the most powerful electron microscopes 350-seat lecture theatre SimMan 3G
    • 15. Facilities fit for the future Aldrich Library Computer centre and wi-fi Student union shops Bank Nursery
    • 16. • Cockcroft building refurbishment: £26m investment will create improved state-of-the art learning and teaching facilities • New developments on Preston Barracks site, 500 new hall of residences and student village Other developments in next two years
    • 17. Innovative and relevant Research- informed teaching supports you to become an independent learner
    • 18. Research Assessment Exercise 2008 35 Academic staff submitted under “Allied Health Professions and Studies’ (Double the research activity from 2001.) 80% judged to be of international standing 10% judged to be World Leading (4*) researchers 2 academics submitted under ‘Earth and Environmental Systems’ , both judged to be of international standing as researchers. Innovative and relevant Over £1.5 million annual research income
    • 19. International and national reputation for research in: • Diabetes • Ageing • Biomedical materials/ tissue engineering • Nanotechnology • Ecology Pharmaceutical Sciences circa 50 PhD students and 20 Post-doctoral researchers in School Innovative and relevant 80 per cent of health-science related research rated of international standing and 10 per cent world-leading (UK Research Assessment Exercise, 2008)
    • 20. Outstanding location Living in Brighton & Hove South Downs national park Good links to London and Europe
    • 21. Student Life ‘Brighton is a great place to be a student’ Social events organised within the school include: - Staff/Student Challenge - PharmSoc Ball
    • 22. Our courses
    • 23. Biological Sciences BSc(Hons) Biomedical Science BSc (Hons) Ecology BSc(Hons) Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences BSc(Hons) Chemistry BSc(Hons) and MChem Masters of Pharmacy with Honours Undergraduate courses
    • 24. Biological Sciences Excellent training for professional careers in biology and related fields Good employment and research opportunities
    • 25. Ecology Hands-on experience on field trip to private game reserve in South Africa Core themes: ecology, geography, evolution and diversity
    • 26. Pharmacy 92% of students working or studying six months after graduating in 2011 Accredited by the General Pharmaceutical Council
    • 27. Chemistry and Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sciences 92% of students satisfied with their course in the 2012 NSS Practical courses Innovative ways of learning
    • 28. Biomedical Science Accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science Prepare for careers in biosciences research and laboratory healthcare services
    • 29. • AAB: Chemistry MChem Masters of Pharmacy with Honours • ABB: Biological Sciences BSc(Hons) Biomedical Science BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences BSc(Hons) Chemistry BSc(Hons) • BBB: Ecology BSc(Hons) Entry requirements
    • 30. • Apply through UCAS • 15 January 2013: closing date for UK and other EU applicants • 30 June 2013: closing date for international applicants • Email from us inviting you to take an online test or attend an interview Admissions process
    • 31. Chemistry and Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences: online test Biological Sciences, Biomedical Science, Ecology: interview Pharmacy: online test. If you pass the test this will be followed by an interview Our tests and interviews
    • 32. • Conditions of our offer communicated through UCAS • School open days combined with interview where applicable • August 2013: confirmation Admissions process
    • 33. • Possible medical school entry – a special arrangement. • For students studying pharmacy and biomedical sciences who wish to change to study medicine at Brighton & Sussex Medical School. • Opportunity of a guaranteed interview if you meet entry requirements at the end of years 1 and 3. • Details on the school website, applicant led. Guaranteed interview for medicine scheme
    • 34. Thank you 01273 642090