MSc in Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Commencing September 2015 from CMAC, University of Strathclyde

The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) has awarded CMAC at the University of Strathclyde 20 fully funded* places for a NEW MSc in Advanced  Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, commencing September 2015. This unique course will train graduates to Masters Level in key aspects of modern manufacturing approaches suitable for pharmaceuticals and high value chemicals. This bespoke course is designed to produce highly skilled graduates in continuous manufacturing science and technology that will meet the growing demands for expertise in this area and makes them ideally trained to take up jobs in the food, chemical and pharmaceutical industries.


The course consists of 180 credits, 120 credits will be taught material in combination with practical classes running between October and April. Students who successfully complete all assessments will then undertake a 10 week Research Project (60 credits), either at the university or at an external company or organization, and submit a thesis at the end of August.

 All students shall undertake the following compulsory classes amounting to 120 credits:

  • Continuous Manufacturing of Pharmaceutical Particles and Products
  • Crystallisation and Formulation for Manufacture
  • Generic Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Research Skills
  • Industrial Pharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical Project Management
  • Process Analytical Technology (PAT) and Quality by Design in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing 

 For more information about the programme or to apply please click here, or alternatively contact the Course Administrator, Ms Jacqueline Brown.

 *Full tuition fee awards are available for Scottish and EU students. For more information please contact the Course Administrator.