About the course
The pharmaceutical sciences are a vast range of disciplines including drug discovery, drug design and drug delivery. All of which are crucial to the development and success of new drug products. Drug delivery focuses on the design of dosage forms that deliver the drug to the patient. Different dosage forms include tablets, injections and patches. The aim of drug delivery is to ensure the drug arrives at the correct time and concentration within the patient.Our MSc Drug Delivery course has been designed to provide you with a comprehensive overview of the drug development process from concept to market, including hands-on experience of pharmaceutical formulation and drug delivery. Throughout you’ll gain a thorough understanding of this specialist pharmaceutical sciences area, the research methods required to complete a final research project and an overview of the drug discovery process.We provide modules that will also build your research and critical thinking skills for application both within and outside of academia. Our broad range of topics such as drug discovery, drug dosage form and design and chemotherapy and selective toxicity will ensure you possess the necessary skill set for a pharmaceutical scientist. In addition to this subject specific knowledge, you will also develop highly desirable transferable skills in presenting, team working, report writing, critical analysis, negotiating and data analysis.Upon completion of the course, you’ll be prepared for multiple careers in the pharmaceutical industry such as analytical sciences, formulation development, project management, regulatory affairs, scientific writing and further studies.
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Masters Degree
1 Year
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2 Years
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Starting Duration Fees Status Campus
September, 2023 Duration 1 Year Course fee GBP 20,100
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Aston University

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Aston University was founded in 1895. It is a long established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to industry, government and commerce. The university mission is to deliver and maintain a sustainable campus that enhances the student experience. Its charter outlines objectives appropriate to a technological university to advance, disseminate and apply learning and knowledge by teaching and research, for the benefit of industry and commerce and of the community generally and to enable students to obtain the advantage of a university education. Students from over 120 countries choose to study at Aston University - a safe and friendly environment enjoyed by a global, multicultural community.
At the university, it offers a wide range of high quality, innovative courses to inspire and challenge the students. Whether the students are planning to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level, there are only a few steps to take. Its courses are designed to meet the needs of the real world and prepare students for a rewarding career. The Aston University campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the Centre of Birmingham, within 5-10 minutes’ walk of the main shopping, business and entertainment areas of the city. It will always be a welcoming, safe place to live and study and it is committed to ensuring that the campus remains open to students from across the world.
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