Pharmaceutical Quality by Design MSc

Pharmaceutical Quality by Design MSc

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: 15 January
Application fee: £12
Intakes: September
International tuition: £15,900
Domestic tuition: £6,700

Program overview

QbD methodology is becoming more established in the Pharmaceutical sector and is also recognised by the regulatory authorities at a time when the industry is under pressure to deliver efficiencies in manufacturing and drug development.

Study options

This program can be done
On campus


A good honours degree (minimum 2:2 or equivalent) in a chemical, biological or physical science, including (though not exclusive to) chemistry, biology, chemical engineering, engineering, pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, or physics (or equivalent) Alternatively, we will accept a portfolio of professional and/or academic qualifications of equivalent standing to an honours degree. English language requirements: If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent when you start the course is essential.

Career opportunities

This course equips graduates with the relevant knowledge and skills to compete for jobs in pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors linked to industry or academia all over the world. There are career opportunities in areas such as product development, manufacturing, regulatory affairs, marketing and clinical research, and jobs include: Product Lifecycle Manager, Oral Solid Dose (OSD) Technologist, OSD Industrialisation Lead, Production Technologist, Senior analyst.