Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences launches new MSc in Advanced Drug Delivery

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The Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy & Biomedical Sciences (SIPBS) has launched a brand new MSc in Advanced Drug Delivery.

This is a full-time 12-month MSc program that provides specialist research training and practical experience in the design and development of effective drug delivery systems. It also promotes applicable skills for career and professional development.

The global drug delivery sector is set to attain significant growth over the next five years and there is a market need for employees with matched skill sets. This MSc in Advanced Drug Delivery has been designed to meet these demands.

The programme provides specialist research training and practical experience in the design and development of effective drug delivery systems, as well as promoting directly applicable skills for career and professional development.

This course is designed to provide a robust postgraduate training and skills development for life science or physical science-based graduate students seeking employment in the pharmaceutical industry or at the life sciences interface.

Students will gain an overview of drug delivery and have hands-on experience of pharmaceutical formulation and drug delivery.

The course aims to:
develop understanding of the biology of specific targets for drug-based intervention
develop understanding of the biopharmaceutical, pharmacokinetic & physicochemical principles important in the design and formulation of drug dosage systems
address the latest advances in drug delivery & targeting & develop understanding of the concept of drug targeting using drug carriers & provide an in depth appreciation of the strategies available & utilised for a particular drug & biological barrier
enhance research skills & transferable skills relevant to drug delivery in preparation for a career in the pharmaceutical industry or academia including leadership skills & entrepreneurship
develop understanding of advanced research methodology to enable students to carry out independent work of publishable standard

Major projects
Within students’ project, they will have the exciting opportunity to work alongside leading researchers developing the next generation of drug delivery systems. SIPBS offers a range of topics from nano to macro drug delivery systems and consider a wide range of delivery strategies.

Fee – 2017/18 – £18,000 for International students.

For further information contact – [email protected]