University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Industrial Pharmaceutical Studies

Modules have been designed in cooperation with major pharmaceutical companies, and industrialists are associated with the detailed syllabus and operation of each module.

Entry requirements

Degree in pharmacy, medicine, veterinary medicine, chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, technology, biology; professional qualifications/experience; equivalent qualification acceptable for membership of appropriate professional body; for non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall and 6 in writing.

Course modules

Modules include: pharmacology and therapeutics; foundation knowledge for potential QPS; facility and product design for pharmaceutical manufacturing; 3 1 week residential blocks; year 2:
process technology in pharmaceutical manufacturing; pharmaceutical microbiology; medicinal and analytical chemistry
3 1 week residential blocks; MSc year: dissertation.

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning - 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Moulsecoomb Campus Brighton BN2 4GA South East

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01273 644644