De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Pharmaceutical Quality by Design

This course is based on the application of product and process sciences, from early to late stages of the product development cycle, to provide accelerated regulatory submission pathways for new drug applications. The course equips graduates with the relevant knowledge and skills to compete for global jobs in the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors and academia.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2 Honours degree (or equivalent) in a chemical, biological or physical science, including (though not exclusive to) chemistry, biology, chemical engineering, engineering, pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, or physics (or equivalent); alternatively, a portfolio of professional and/or academic qualifications of equivalent standing to an Honours degree; applicants whose 1st language is not English, IELTS 6.5.

Course modules

Modules include: Principles and practices of quality by design; product design: pre-formulation and formulation; analytical techniques in materials science; process design, control and manufacturing; advances in drug delivery; biopharmaceuticals; process analytical technology and chemometrics; experimental design and research methods, dissertation

Assessment methods

Assessment is by oral presentations; group work assignments; case study reports; essay writing; a research proposal; and a final dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leicester Campus Leicester LE1 9BH East Midlands

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