University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

This unique course will train graduates to Master's level in key aspects of modern continuous manufacturing approaches suitable for pharmaceuticals and high value chemicals. This bespoke course is designed to produce highly skilled graduates in continuous manufacturing science and technology that will meet the growing demands for expertise in this area.

Entry requirements

All students are admitted as prospective Honours students. The entry requirements differ depending on the course and are largely a reflection of whether the course carries single or dual professional accreditation. The grades specified should be understood as minimum entry requirements that may be raised at times of exceptional demand. If it is necessary to do this, the higher standard will be applied fairly to the complete applicant field in any given year.

Course modules

The course will consist of compulsory classes and a suite of optional classes, such as: Crystallisation and formulation for manufacture; continuous manufacture of pharmaceutical particles and products; process analytical chemistry; membrane technology for separations; project management; nanotechnology; design of experiments and multi-variate analysis; strategic technology management; supply chain operations and supply chain management; individual continuous manufacturing research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through both written and practical examinations and submission of a thesis (MSc students only). The research project will take place during the summer months at the University or Industry.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 16,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

Key information

Telephone number: 
01415 484855