Taught course

Pharmaceutical Science

University of East London · School of Health, Sports and Bioscience - HSB

Entry requirements

For entry to this programme, students are required to have a minimum of a second class undergraduate degree from a UK university in a relevant subject or experience. Applicants whose qualifications do not conform to these criteria may be admitted to the programme at the admission tutors discretion which will normally involve an interview.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The programme is based around the development of new medicines, including the design, disposition, delivery, action and use of drugs. Pharmaceutical Science is at the interface of biochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, toxicology and epidemiology. You will study drug development and design, legislation and regulation, drug analysis and quality control, biotechnology, pharmacology and toxicology. All students will undertake a research project in a specialist topic, which develops the ability to collect original data and take into account previous work.

Information for international students

In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and speaking and 5.5 in reading and listening (or equivalent) is required.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


full time
8 months
part time
16 months


full time
4 months
part time
8 months

Course contact details

Applicant Enquiries
+44 (0) 208 223 3333
+44 (0) 208 223 2978