M.Sc. On Campus

Drug Discovery, Development and Delivery

Liverpool John Moores University

12 months
16100 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This new Drug Discovery, Development and Delivery course from Liverpool John Moores University has been developed in association with industry leaders and promotes a critical awareness of the most recent advances in the field of Drug Discovery, Development and Delivery.


This programme is aimed at chemists and graduates with a chemistry background who have a passion for drug creation and at industrialists interested in moving newly developed drugs into the mass manufacturing arena. 

The Drug Discovery, Development and Delivery course offers an integrated, stimulating and challenging programme of study, informed by contemporary research and responsive to the changing nature of the pharmaceutical industry.


The programme from Liverpool John Moores University, offers cutting-edge, research-based training to enable you to become a qualified pharmaceutical scientist ready for employment in the pharmaceutical and related industries. The course is ideal if you want to work in drug discovery, development and manufacturing. 

You can look forward to excellent employment prospects in roles within drug design, lead compound discovery, formulation science, process development and product manufacture at large pharmaceutical companies, as well as specialist small and medium sized enterprises.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research Methods
  • Analysis, Structure and Function of Therapeutic Agents
  • Preformulation Strategies
  • Research Project
  • Approaches to Drug Design
  • Drug Delivery and Formulation
  • Product Development and Control

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Please make sure you apply as early as possible. 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • a good honours degree in a science-related discipline
  • equivalent professional qualifications and experience
  • Please contact our admissions team if you are unsure whether your qualification is relevant.
  • Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes)
  • International students should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Please contact LJMU’s International Admissions Team for further details

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16100 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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