Taught course

Pharmaceutical Sciences

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 MSc programme is designed to provide specialist training and practical experience to graduates who are interested in following a career in the pharmaceutical industry, research institutes or related pharmaceutical authorities. This course is also an excellent foundation for graduates considering research degree programmes in the pharmaceutical sciences.The main goal of this course is to offer a robust academic base for pharmacists, chemists and related life-sciences graduates who are keen to further develop their skill and knowledge in the pharmaceutical sciences field.This preparation will endow graduates with the ability to provide effective pharmaceutical formulation strategies for current and future drug therapies and medicinal products. The Aston MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences is run by the Pharmacy Programme within Aston School of Life and Health Sciences.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+ 44 (0)121 204 3000