Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Pharmaceutical Manufacture and Quality Control

The programme is designed to offer you a coherent and progressive education and cutting edge, research-based training to become a qualified pharmaceutical scientist fit for employment in the pharmaceutical and related industries. You will undertake an integrated, stimulating and challenging programme of study, informed by contemporary research and responsive to the changing nature of the pharmaceutical industry. You will develop your knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical science and a critical awareness of the most recent advances in the fields of pharmaceutical manufacture and quality control. The programme is delivered in a variety of ways, including lectures, workshops and tutorials and is supported by extensive online learning material. You will also have the opportunity to develop your practical skills and gain 1st-hand experience of industrially relevant techniques via structured laboratory sessions. Throughout the programme you will be able to demonstrate initiative and original work via problem-based learning and self-directed study. Emphasis will be placed on your ability to critically reflect on and communicate research findings. You will receive appropriate support as you build your knowledge, understanding and skills to become an independent learner for the future.

Entry requirements

You will need an Honours degree (minimum 2.2) in a chemical, biological or related science. International applicants: You will need a good degree in a chemical, biological or related science plus an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each category.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methods; analytical techniques, structure and function in organic molecules; physicochemical properties of therapeutic agents; formulation and drug delivery; product development and control; research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

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