What will I learn?

Why this course?

The MSc Advanced Drug Delivery will provide you with specialist research training and skills. The global drug delivery sector is expected to grow significantly over the next five years, driven by new technologies and improved product features. On this course you'll gain the transferable skills to meet this market need.

The course is for graduates seeking practical experience in the design and development of drug delivery systems.

By the end of this course you'll be able to:

  • carry out independent work of a publishable standard
  • gain skills suitable for a career in the pharmaceutical industry
  • continue your research career into a PhD programme

What you'll study

  • biology of specific targets for drug based intervention
  • biopharmaceutical, pharmacokinetic & physiochemical principles important in the design & formulation of drug dosage systems
  • latest advances in drug delivery & targeting
  • drug targeting & using drug carriers
  • strategies available & utilised for a particular drug & biological barrier

Major project

You'll have the exciting opportunity to work alongside leading researchers developing the next generation of drug delivery systems.

Careers

The MSc in Advanced Drug Delivery is designed for those wishing to pursue careers in the following sectors:

  • healthcare
  • academia (research and teaching)
  • scientific research
  • pharmaceutical and biotech industry.

Which department am I in?

Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£20,350.00 (US$ 26,579) per year
The fees shown are annual and may be subject to an increase each year.

This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2020

Venue

University of Strathclyde

McCance Building,

16 Richmond Street,

Glasgow,

Glasgow, City Of,

G1 1XQ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale. Applications are made directly to Strathclyde for postgraduate study.

For international students

Minimum second-class honours degree or international equivalent in a biological or chemical discipline. You must have an English language minimum score of IELTS 6.0 (with no component below 5.5).

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About this uni

With more than 23,000 students from over 100 countries, Strathclyde University is a vibrant and welcoming place for students from all backgrounds.

  • The university Careers Service was voted UK Top 4 by students
  • To ensure a safe environment, there are over 90 security staff
  • 94% of graduates are in work or further study
  • More than 200 clubs and societies, and 50 fitness clubs