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Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Formulations MSc

Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical Formulations MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Pharmacology Pharmacy

Course type


Course Summary

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. Sunderland is well-regarded by employers in the pharmaceutical sector. We have worked with GSK for over 20 years. 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.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



In this module you will complete a research project under the supervision of a recognised expert in the relevant field. You may have the opportunity to complete the project in collaboration with a pharmaceutical company.

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 should have at least a second class honours degree in a relevant subject such as pharmacy, chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, biochemistry, pharmacology or a related discipline. We also accept equivalent qualifications from other countries.