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Pharmaceutical Science

Robert Gordon University

12 months
12970 GBP/year
8360 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The Master’s course in Pharmaceutical Science from Robert Gordon University is designed to provide you with an in-depth understanding and offers a broad curriculum essential for a pharmaceutical scientist in the current and future job market. Jobs in this sector tend to require a broad skill set of chemistry, drug delivery and biomedical science.


The course from Pharmaceutical Science from Robert Gordon University is distinct from others, taught in our modern, well-equipped pharmaceutical laboratories. Modules include advanced pharmaceutical analysis and quality control; drug dosage form and design; pharmacology for drug design; advances in pharmaceutical science and drug discovery and design.

Job Prospects

You will be industry-ready from exposure to modern instrumentation and techniques directly relevant to employers and have a competitive edge when applying for jobs in the pharmaceutical science sector.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Drug Dosage Form and Design
  • Pharmacology for Drug Design  
  • Drug Discovery and Design  
  • Project Preparation
  • Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Control
  • Advances in Pharmaceutical Science

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines are agreed for individual courses. Make sure you apply in time to be sure of your chance of a place.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree in a relevant science subject area.
  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12970 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12970 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8360 GBP per year during 12 months.

Rest of UK and EU students

  • £8,360/ year

Living costs for Aberdeen

729 - 1069 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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