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Pharmaceutical Formulation and Business Strategy MSc

Pharmaceutical Formulation and Business Strategy MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Pharmacy Policy / Strategic Planning

Course type


Course Summary

This course will help you to understand scientific principles of drug delivery and be able to design novel formulations to address current market needs and business strategies. After completion of the course, you will have the skills to start up new businesses in pharmaceutical formulation or join the formulation development team in the pharmaceutical industry .

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



This is Pharmaceutical Business Project pathway modules. The overall aim of the project is to integrate the learning across the modules and apply the knowledge into business practice. You will be expected to develop a business plan for a novel pharmaceutical formulation/product or novel themes around drug discovery and present it to a panel of expert for a thorough scrutiny and assessment.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

* Minimum of 2:2 UK honours degree or equivalent in pharmacy or pharmaceutical sciences with adequate English proficiency.

* Potential students with a non-pharmacy degree background with professional experience in pharmaceutical formulation may also apply. However these will be considered on individual basis and may be subject to interview.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.0 overall with no lower than 6.0 in writing and reading, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages