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Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing MSc

Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Pharmacy Pharmacology Pharmaceuticals Production

Course type


Course Summary

This unique Masters course trains you in key aspects of modern manufacturing approaches suitable for pharmaceuticals and high-value chemicals. It's designed to produce highly-skilled graduates in continuous manufacturing science and technology to meet the growing demands for expertise in this area. You’ll be trained to take up jobs in the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. The course is aligned with the EPSRC Doctoral Training Centre in Continuous Manufacturing & Crystallisation (CMAC). It’s supported by academic staff from across the University, six academic partners and CMAC's strategic partners (AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis). The course prepares you for a career in: the chemical or pharmaceutical industry (research and development, production and regulatory affairs); academic and other research institutions; government agencies such as drug licensing authorities. You will also be equipped to continue into PhD research at one of the University’s Doctoral Training Centres.

Different course options

Full time | University of Strathclyde | 12 months | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


12 months

Start date



The aim is to provide academic and practical training in drug and fine chemical crystallisation principles and the subsequent formulation and processing requirements to produce medicinal and consumer products.
Process Analytical Technology (PAT) and Quality by Design (QbD) in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing - Core

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

Students need to have minimum second-class Honours degree (or equivalent qualification) in science or engineering and two references (at least one academic).

University information

Located in the heart of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, the University of Strathclyde offers a fantastic experience, where you will enjoy flexible, innovative learning and excellent facilities. Many of their courses can be studied part-time or by distance learning, where you can carry out most of your studies off campus using their virtual learning environment, MyPlace. Their campus offers excellent facilities including state of-the-art...more

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