To provide pharmacists and other life science or engineer graduates with the necessary knowledge and expertise in liquid and solid dosage form design and handling and the scientific principles underlying dosage form stability for a career in the pharmaceutical industry, research institutes or biotech. The programme is science-based concerned with the biopharmaceutic and physicochemical aspects of dosage form design.
Our advanced programme is concerned with the science and application of formulation of pharmaceutical products to support the discovery and development of better medicines.
Dr Maya Thanou
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT (one day per week), September to September. It should be noted that for PT students, private study is required at home in the evenings or at weekends to fulfil the learning outcomes.
Recent graduates have gone on to take PhD studies; to work in R&D laboratories in the pharmaceutical industry; or biotech. Overseas students have returned to similar positions in their home countries.
Year of entry 2013