More about this Pharmaceutical Science and Drug Delivery Systems course at London Metropolitan University
With the huge advances that have been made in the formulation of drug delivery systems, the opportunity now exists for you to solve future delivery problems of new chemical entities.
The Pharmaceutical Science and Drug Delivery Systems MSc at London Metropolitan University has been designed to develop your understanding of how drug delivery systems are constructed for specific deployment and controlled release of therapeutic agents. If you're a science graduate with a desire to work in this field, then this course will help you develop the knowledge and skills you'll need.
A flexible modular course, this master's course is designed to promote your personal and professional development. You can choose to start in the autumn or spring and follow either a part-time or full-time study route, allowing you to fit study around your personal and working life. Learning support will be delivered through lectures, tutorials, seminars and practical workshops.
All modules are taught by experts in their field and are supported by our online web-based learning environment accessible from outside the University at any time of day or night.
You'll study five core taught modules and then have a choice of one optional module, from the list of taught MSc modules offered by the subject group, over two semesters. You’ll then carry out an independent research project under the guidance of an experienced academic supervisor during the summer term.
If you’re already be working for a pharmaceutical company and have ambitions to acquire greater knowledge of the field, then this course will greatly contribute to your career advancement and continuing professional development (CPD).
After the course
Upon graduation, you'll be well equipped to apply for roles focused on the formulation and manufacture of pharmaceuticals, pharmacovigilance, drug safety and regulatory affairs within large and medium sized pharmaceutical companies.
The analytical reasoning and critical thinking skills you’ll develop in this course are particularly applicable to careers focused on exploratory research. Our Careers and Employability Unit will be on hand to help you in your job search upon graduation.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Drug Delivery Systems
- Drug Discovery Technology
- Industrial Pharmaceutical Technology and Controls
- Pharmaceutical Analysis
- Research Project for Pharmaceutical Science
- Scientific Frameworks For Research
- 12 months
- 24 months
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You are advised to apply as early as possible as applications will only be considered if there are places available on the course.
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You will be required to have
- a lower second (2.2) UK first degree in an appropriate subject (pharmaceutical science, chemistry or related)
Applications from graduates in related subjects such as pharmacology and biochemistry will be considered on an individual basis. Equivalent overseas qualifications will also be accepted.
International13250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13250 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8950 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8950 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
- UK/EU: £995 per 20 credits
- International: £1,470 per 20 credits
Our team of specialist advisers aim to make your time at the University as affordable and stress-free as possible. You can come in and see us even before applying, and we can help you with your applications for funding to support your studies.
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Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.
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