Taught course

Pharmaceutical and BioPharmaceutical Formulations

University of Sunderland · Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree with a classification of 2:2 or above, in one of the following subject areas: pharmacy, chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, biochemistry, pharmacology or a related discipline.

Months of entry


Course content

The course covers drug delivery systems for large molecules such as proteins, genes and anticancer drugs that offer innovative ways to improve the health and wellbeing of our society. It also covers advanced formulations and delivery of small drug molecules, and there is a focus on nanotechnology, dosage forms, pharmacokinetics and data analysis.

This course is particularly relevant if you plan to undertake a PhD in the area of pharmaceutical sciences, biopharmaceuticals or drug delivery. It is also suitable if you are considering, or already involved in, a career in pharmaceutical-related industries, hospitals or research institutions.

Information for international students

All International students are entitled to a £1000 deduction from their course fees.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Student Helpline
0191 515 3000