|Study location||United Kingdom, London (Medway Campus)|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A BSc honours degree normally at 2.1 or above, or equivalent in chemistry, biology, biochemistry, pharmacy or pharmaceutical science
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
The MSc Formulation Science is innovative, multidisciplinary, distinctive and unique in the UK in offering a depth of knowledge in the science of formulating new products, whether these are new pharmaceuticals or consumer care products, paints, foods or fast moving consumer goods.
The programme will allow you to understand the principles of making finished products from a blend of different individual ingredients. Drawing on current examples from the pharmaceutical industry, and using the industrial experience of academic staff, you will also apply these principles to industrially relevant problems in other areas of formulation science, such as consumer products and cosmetics.
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.
Colloids and Structured Materials in Formulations (30 credits)
Formulation of Consumer Goods, Cosmetics and Coatings (30 credits)
Academic English for Postgraduates (Science)
Analytical Methods and QA/QC Principles (30 credits)
Project (MSc Formulation Science) (60 credits)
Modern Pharmaceutical Technologies and Process Engineering (30 credits)
On successful completion of this programme students will be able to work in formulation industries such as pharmaceuticals, consumer healthcare, cosmetics, paints and fine chemicals or go on to higher study such as for a PhD.