Taught course

Pharmaceutical Analysis

University of Strathclyde · Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants with a first or second-class Honours degree, or overseas equivalent, in an appropriate science.

Months of entry


Course content

This course gives you specialised knowledge of the analytical techniques used to detect, identify and quantitatively determine drugs and related substances.

You’re introduced to techniques for evaluating analytical data and validating analytical methods. You’ll also examine strategies for analytical research and development.

You’ll gain practical experience in a wide range of modern instrumentation and techniques.

For more information on the course please see the website.

Information for international students

English language minimum IELTS 6.5.

We offer a range of English Language course for students who wish to improve their English. Module 3 is free of charge to all applicants and we strongly recommend all international students to take advantage of this free course.

We also offer comprehensive English language pre-sessional and foundation courses for students whose IELTS scores are below 6.5.

For students with IELTS of 6.0, an offer can be made conditional on completing Modules 2 and 3 of Pre-sessional English.

For students with IELTS of 5.5, an offer can be made conditional on completing Modules 1, 2 and 3 of Pre-sessional English.

Please see ELTD for full details.

Fees and funding

UK students
Scotland £5,000 Rest of Uk £6,000
International students
EU £5,000 Non EU £18,000

For more funding information please see the website.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12-24 months


full time
12-24 months

Course contact details

Dr Darren Edwards
+44 (0)141 548 3628