University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Postgraduate

Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (Taught)

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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).

Course details


Generic Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Research Skills; Principles of Pharmaceutics; Process Analytical Technology & Quality by Design in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing; Drug Substance Manufacture: Industrial Crystalliation; Drug Product Manufacture; Pharmaceutical Project Management & Digital Design; Continuous Manufacturing Research Project.

Assessment method

Assessment is through both written and practical examinations and submission of a thesis (MSc students only).

Entry requirements

Minimum second class honours degree or international equivalent in science or engineering. Two references (at least one academic). You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9050 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9050 Year 1
Scotland £9050 Year 1
Wales £9050 Year 1
Channel Islands £9050 Year 1
International £22400 Year 1

Additional fee information

For information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the programme details on the University of Strathclyde website.

Sponsorship information

Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing at University of Strathclyde - UCAS