Taught course

Pharmaceutical Analysis

Sheffield Hallam University · Biosciences

Entry requirements

You need • a good honours degree in biosciences or physical sciences • other qualifications such as HND, HNC or unclassified degree in a chemical subject, plus significant relevant work experience Non-native English speakers need to be proficient in English, typically shown by an IELTS score of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve an equivalent English score.

PgDip, PgCert

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Gain advanced laboratory skills and academic knowledge required to analyse samples relevant to the drug development process, in accordance with strict industry regulations.

Key points
• Develop the laboratory and professional skills you need to work in the pharmaceutical industry.
• Learn how to apply a strict quality assurance and control regime to your work.
• Gain professional perspectives from industry based guest lecturers.
• Work in recently refurbished high specification laboratories.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at http://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit http://www.shu.ac.uk/international/scholarships-bursaries to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


full time
8 months


full time
4 months

Course contact details

Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
0114 225 5555
0114 225 3066