Taught course

Drug Delivery

Aston University · School of Life and Health Sciences

Entry requirements

This programme is open to suitably qualified international and UK graduates. Prospective students must possess a good Honours Degree (minimum lower 2nd class) in pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, pharmacology, physiology, physical science, biochemistry, biotechnology, chemistry, chemical engineering, genetics, materials science, medicine, or a related field, from a recognised university or an overseas degree recognised by Aston University.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme aims to raise to an advanced level the awareness, skills and knowledge of scientists working in the Pharmaceutical and Medical fields in relation to the formulation and design of drug carrier systems and the specific requirements of a given drug in combination with its desired pharmacological action and its intended route of administration. The programme provides specialist training and practical

experience in the design and development of effective drug delivery systems, as well as promoting directly applicable skills for career and professional development. This course is designed to provide a rigorous postgraduate scheme of education and training for life science or physical science-based graduate students seeking employment in the pharmaceutical industry or at the life sciences interface.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+ 44 (0)121 204 3000