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.

Entry requirements

Normally you should have a minimum 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent with an appropriate Honours degree in chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, biological or biomedical subjects. You should have a good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent).

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.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 11,960 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Course Enquiry Unit
Telephone number: 
0800 953 3222