Taught course

Industrial Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Brighton · School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences

Entry requirements

Degree and/or experience: first or upper second class honours degree in pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry and pharmaceutical chemistry, chemical engineering or a related subject. Equivalent overseas qualifications will be accepted. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall, with no component below 6.0.

Months of entry


Course content

This full-time one-year course is designed for graduates of chemistry, pharmacy and other related sciences who are contemplating a career in the pharmaceutical industry, academia, the NHS or with government agencies such as drug licensing authorities.

The programme provides a good background in basic pharmaceutical sciences followed by advanced training in drug discovery, drug product design, drug delivery, pharmacology, microbiology and regulatory processes. It also offers advanced practical experience and supervised training, together with an opportunity to undertake an in-depth research project as part of an active research group.

This course is suitable for both UK and non-UK graduates, and international students benefit from our excellent support networks.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Science