University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Pharmaceutical Science (Drug Discovery and Design)

This course is concerned with fostering a multi disciplinary approach towards the study of new developments in the chemical, biological and biomedical science areas focusing upon the biochemistry, pharmacology, design, methods of analysis and delivery of pharmaceutical substances. The course aims to produce high quality pharmaceutical science graduates with the generic, subject specific and transferable knowledge and skills suited to a career in the pharmaceutical industry or other related laboratory based scientific discipline.

Course modules

Modules include: pharmaceutical analysis; research methods; sources of drugs and drug actions; formulation science; strategies and methods in drug discovery, design and development; natural products and medicinal chemistry; research project.

Assessment methods

Research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,445 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 5,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus WV1 1SB West Midlands

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