Aston University: Pharmaceutical Sciences

InstitutionAston University View institution profile
Department School of Life and Health Sciences
Telephone 01212043200
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Gain a masters in Pharmaceutical Science by studying at one of Europe’s leading Pharmacy Schools. Our course is designed to advance your pharmaceutical skills and research methods for a rewarding career in the pharmaceutical industry.

Our Pharmaceutical Science masters course will provide the skills and knowledge required for today’s pharmaceutical scientist. You will gain the ability to provide effective pharmaceutical formulation strategies for current and future drug therapies and medicinal products. Throughout you’ll enhance your understanding of the design, development and production of medicines as you learn about regulatory affairs and the drug industry.

The course will build your research methods and critical thinking skills for application both within and outside of academia. Our broad range of topics such as drug discovery, drug dosage form as well as selective toxicity and design and chemotherapy will ensure you possess the necessary skillset for the various pathways the pharmaceutical industry provides. You’ll be prepared for a variety of careers such as analytical sciences, formulation development, project management, regulatory affairs, scientific writing and further studies.

Studying at Aston will enable you to gain your masters from one of Europe’s leading Pharmacy Schools, at a University that has strong and well established links with numerous pharmaceutical companies – which can provide you with the opportunity to undertake your project in collaboration with one of these companies.

**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


Aston University

Aston University is a stimulating and enjoyable place to study. We pride ourselves on providing a modern, supportive and multicultural environment and are committed to giving you the opportunity to achieve your full potential. You will learn in a friendly and diverse community in the centre of Birmingham, a vibrant and multicultural city in the heart of the UK.

You will be taught by both academic experts and practitioners who bring a wealth of real world experience into the classroom. There is an emphasis on learning by doing, to ensure that you gain practical experience by applying ...

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