University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland

Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Formulations

The course covers drug delivery systems for large molecules such as proteins, genes and anticancer drugs that offer innovative ways to improve the health and wellbeing of our society.

Entry requirements

Applications from holders of, or those who hope to be awarded at least a 2nd class Honours degree in a relevant subject such as pharmacy, chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, biochemistry, pharmacology or a related discipline.

Course modules

Modules include: Stage 1: Dosage forms and pharmacokinetics; delivering gene and therapeutic proteins; research manipulation 1. Stage 2: Pharmaceutical nanotechnology; bioinformatics; research manipulation 2. Stage 3: Research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written examinations, online tests and coursework, which includes oral and poster presentations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 11,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sunderland SR1 3SD North East

Key information

Student Helpline
Telephone number: 
0191 515 3000