University of Huddersfield - Pharmaceutical and Analytical Science MSc

University of Huddersfield

Pharmaceutical and Analytical Science MSc

Competent Pharmaceutical and Analytical Scientists are presently in demand in the pharmaceutical and related industries. This course has been designed with input from Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists with a wide range of industrial and research experience. Pharmaceutical analysis involves the testing of drug substances and the formulation of pharmaceutical drugs as they are utilized. This course will provide you with a comprehensive overview of the most recent technological developments and applications in Pharmaceutical and Analytical Science. The different methods of drug formulation currently being used, and being developed, are described alongside the instrumental techniques which can be used in the analysis of drug components. The modules are taught by enthusiasts who are experts in their fields. The course is two thirds taught material and one third project.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • A minimum of a lower second class honours degree in Chemistry, Biology or Pharmacy or a related subject.
  •  IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable

Career Prospects

Graduates of this course have a chance of gaining employment or advancing careers in a wide range of industries including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, food, regulatory authorities, the NHS and instrument companies. A significant proportion go on to study for a PhD.

Course Details

We offer the following modules:


Research Skills
Advanced Separation Techniques
NMR Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry for Analytical Scientists
Practical skills for Analysts
Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Analysis
Pharmaceutical Preparations and their Testing
Molecular Medicine

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