Pharmaceutical Science


This specialisation within the Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences is designed for both science and pharmacy graduates who wish to develop and enhance their knowledge and skill in the development and introduction of new pharmaceutical products.

Areas of study

  • Pharmaceutical formulation.
  • Pharmaceutical techniques.
  • Pharmaceutical qualiy assurance.
  • Regulatory affairs.

You can study Pharmaceutical Science in the following programmes:

What you will learn

The postgraduate certificate addresses techniques employed within pharmaceutical science and the formulation of pharmaceutical products and is suitable for graduates who are engaged, or wish to become engaged, in these key activities. The postgraduate diploma extends this coverage into the areas of the quality assurance of pharmaceutical products and the regulatory processes that determine the entry of new medicines to the market.

Although the courses are categorised as taught courses there is considerable emphasis on guided independent learning and self-motivated study together with shared learning in small tutorial groups. Courses in this subject area are offered in a Flexible learning format.

More information

Welcome to the world of Pharmacy

Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences in Pharmaceutical Science

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences in Pharmaceutical Science