Aston University: Drug Delivery

InstitutionAston University
Department School of Life and Health Sciences
Study type Taught


Study our MSc Drug Delivery course and gain hands-on experience of pharmaceutical formulation and knowledge of the drug development process from concept to market.

The pharmaceutical sciences arena includes a vast range of disciplines such as drug discovery design and delivery, all of which are crucial to the development and success of new drug therapies and medicinal products.Drug delivery focuses on the different design of dosage forms available, such as tablets, injections and patches. The aim of drug delivery is to ensure the safe and effective arrival of the drugs at the correct time, and concentration for the patient.

With a series of specialist modules covering topics including drug discovery, drug dosage form design, and advanced drug delivery and targeting, MSc Drug Delivery at Aston, has been designed to provide you with a comprehensive overview of the drug development process from concept to market. This knowledge and experience will leave you well prepared on successful graduation for an exciting and rewarding academic or industrial career in the pharmaceutics and drug delivery arena.

By choosing to study this specialist pharmacy masters at Aston University, you’ll be joining a well-established and highly respected School of Pharmacy, that can trace its roots back to the establishment of the Birmingham Pharmaceutical Institution in 1847. We’re also the only Pharmacy School in the UK to hold a prestigious Regius Chair in Pharmacy awarded by HM the Queen, meaning you can be sure that you’re learning experience will of the highest of quality.

Key course benefits
• Top 10 in the UK for Research Quality (Pharmacy & Pharmacology, Complete University Guide, 2020)
• 94% of our Allie Health research was rated as being internationally excellent or world leading (REF, 2014)
• Study with research active specialists from a wide range of pharmaceutical fields and backgrounds


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