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Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Formulations MSc

University of Sunderland

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Sunderland

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

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. It also covers advanced formulations and delivery of small drug molecules, and there is a focus on nanotechnology, dosage forms, pharmacokinetics and data analysis.

This course is particularly relevant if you plan to undertake a PhD in the area of pharmaceutical sciences, biopharmaceuticals or drug delivery. It is also suitable if you are considering, or already involved in, a career in pharmaceutical-related industries, hospitals or research institutions.

Course structure

We use a wide variety of teaching and learning methods which include lectures, seminars, problem-based learning, laboratory work, group work and visits to relevant companies. We also welcome guest speakers from the pharmaceutical industry who deliver guest lectures and seminars.

Compared to an undergraduate course, you will find that this Masters requires a higher level of independent working. Assessment methods include written examinations, online tests and coursework, which includes oral and poster presentations.

Career options

On completing this course you will be equipped with the skills and understanding needed for research and development roles with employers such as:

  • Pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies
  • Medical research institutes
  • Hospitals

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    108th

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    39th out of 46 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    123 54%

    34th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    19th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    41st

    15

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