University of Brighton

University of Brighton

Industrial Pharmaceutical Sciences

The programme provides a good background in basic pharmaceutical sciences followed by advanced training in drug discovery, drug product design, drug delivery, pharmacology, microbiology and regulatory processes. It also offers advanced practical experience and supervised training, together with an opportunity to undertake an in-depth research project as part of an active research group.

Entry requirements

Degree and/or experience: 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree in pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry and pharmaceutical chemistry, chemical engineering or a related subject. Equivalent overseas qualifications are accepted. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall, with no component below 6.0.

Course modules

Research project; research methods workshop; advanced drug delivery; pharmaceutical microbiology; drug discovery, design and development; regulatory affairs; industrial pharmacy; pharmacology. 2 modules from: industrial placement; advanced pharmaceutical analysis; advanced instrumental analysis; medicinal plants: quality issues and their uses; new medicinal products: from inception to market.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 6,552 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 15,580 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 6,552 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years

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