The Pharmaceutical Science and Drug Delivery Systems course 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.
Where this course can take you
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.
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- Drug Delivery Systems
- Drug Discovery Technology
- Industrial Pharmaceutical Technology and Controls
- Pharmaceutical Analysis
- Research Project for Pharmaceutical Science
- Scientific Frameworks For Research
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- Apply before , International
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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.
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International16225 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16225 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
- UK: £1,035 per 20 credits
- Int: £1,805 per 20 credits
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.