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University of Reading

Whiteknights , Reading Berkshire ,United Kingdom

MSc by Research Formulation Design and Analysis

MSc by Research Formulation Design and Analysis offers you fantastic research facilities, training in a wide range of experimental techniques and strong links with industry.
Study at a University with an established global reputation for research in drug delivery, nanoscience, polymers, materials science, and synthesis and analysis of organic molecules.
You will benefit from a collaborative working environment across the University. In particular, the School of Pharmacy has strong collaborative links with Departments of Chemistry, Food and Nutrition, School of Biological Sciences and Agriculture.
Training will be provided in a wide range of skills and experimental techniques, relevant to many industries (pharmaceutical, cosmetics, agrochemical, food, healthcare and medical devices, analytical instrumentation, specialty chemicals, etc).
Our research facilities include the £4 million Chemical Analysis Facility, which provides access to a wide range of modern spectroscopic equipment and expertise essential for modern chemical and pharmaceutical research. Other facilities available include small scale pharmaceutical manufacturing unit (tablets, granules, capsules, etc), instruments for particle size characterisation and facilities for conducting research with cell cultures and biological tissues.
Strong links with industry give you access to industrial laboratories and facilities to support your research. Many of our staff hold external appointments at various national and international research committees which will provide you with opportunities for participation in conferences and other networking events.
Our links with industry will also provide you with placement opportunities and study abroad visits to work in collaborator laboratories.

Intakes

  • Sep

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Normally a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK) in an appropriate chemical or pharmaceutical science or related degree, although those with relevant experience are also considered.