Glyndwr University

Wrexham Glyndwr University

Formulation Science

This course trains graduates with a chemistry background specifically for a career in product development across a wide variety of industrial sectors including food and beverages, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, personal care, paints and inks. You will develop skills to design formulations for a wealth of industrial scenarios - from food, cosmetics and personal care, pharmaceuticals, paper production, inks and coatings, oil drilling and mining to name just a few. In your Research Project you will interface with specialists from manufacturing industries and undertake a programme of experiments designed to develop the skills you want to learn.

Entry requirements

An honours degree with at least a 2:2 classification (or an equivalent qualification) in an appropriate chemistry discipline or relevant professional experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced materials science; chemistry and technology of water soluble polymers; formulation science; product formulation case study; research methods; structure and function of industrial biopolymers; research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment of the taught modules is intended to allow the learner to demonstrate skills that cover the entire breadth of the programme aims - knowledge and understanding, key practical skills, intellectual skills in planning experiments/interpreting data and communication of information in writing and verbally.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time day-release September 2016 GBP 2,825 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time day-release September 2016 GBP 2,825 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time day-release September 2016 GBP 2,825 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time day-release September 2016 GBP 2,825 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Wrexham Campus Wrexham LL11 2AW Wales

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