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MSc Industrial Pharmaceutics

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Ranked 1st in the UK for Pharmacy and Pharmacology Research

Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Ranked 4th in the UK for Research Quality for Pharmacy and Pharmacology 

Complete University Guide 2024

Ranked 39th in the world for Pharmacy and Pharmacology 

QS World Rankings by subject 2023

Industrial pharmaceutics plays a vital role in the development, validation and manufacture of new medicines, in an industry estimated to be worth $1.2 trillion.

Queen’s University Belfast has developed a dynamic new MSc for students seeking careers in this global pharmaceutical industry. The programme is designed to produce highly-skilled graduates in continuous manufacturing science and technology.

It includes specialist content designed to meet the needs of leading pharmaceutical companies as they develop new products and undertake cutting-edge Research and Development.

In addition, students will undertake a Chartered Management Institute Level 7 Certificate (equivalent to a Master's degree) in Strategic Management and Leadership within the Queen's Graduate School.

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