Robert Gordon University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Pharmaceutical Science (Taught)

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Course summary

This one-year Master’s course is designed to provide you with an in-depth understanding of Pharmaceutical Science. Jobs in this sector tend to require a broad skill set of chemistry, drug delivery and biomedical science. This course is distinct from others, taught in our modern, well-equipped pharmaceutical laboratories, it offers a broad curriculum essential for the pharmaceutical scientist in the current and future job market. Modules include advanced pharmaceutical analysis and quality control; drug dosage form and design; pharmacology for drug design; advances in pharmaceutical science and drug discovery and design.


Drug Dosage Form and Design, Pharmacology for Drug Design, Drug Discovery and Design, Project Preparation (MSc), Advanced Pharmaceutical Analysis and Quality Control, Advances in Pharmaceutical Science, MSc Project

How to apply

International applicants

Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.0 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent. Find out more about English language requirements on the RGU website -

Entry requirements

Applicants normally hold a 2:2 undergraduate honours degree in a relevant science subject area. Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

For more information on RGU’s tuition fees please visit the RGU website- You may qualify for a scholarship or financial award. For more information please visit the RGU website-

Sponsorship information

You may be eligible for scholarships and funding. Find out more on the RGU website -

Pharmaceutical Science at Robert Gordon University - UCAS