Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Sciences

Research how diseases develop. Investigate how certain medicines can enhance wellbeing. Directly benefit people's health. Learn how the skills and knowledge of drug production relate to the development, design, and evaluation of cosmetic products. Graduate and develop a fascinating and well-paid career.

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Courses we offer

Our courses are continually developed with up-to-date knowledge on the very best of current policy and practice, and allow you to benefit from a wide range of industry links with local and regional companies and organisations. Take a look below to find the right course for you.

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Postgraduate courses

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Learn from qualified pharmacists

Staff within the Department of Pharmacy include qualified pharmacists and research scientists in biomedical science, chemistry, pharmacology, dermatology, pharmacy practice and clinical therapeutics. Research in Pharmacy at Sunderland has been described as 'world-leading' by the latest Research Excellence Framework. We have a long-standing Pharmacy School which was founded in 1921. As a student at the University of Sunderland, you'll benefit from our strong industry links with pharmaceutical companies, pharmacists, employers and the NHS.


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Develop your practice in high-tech facilities

Based at the Sciences Complex, City Campus, you'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities which have benefited from a multi-million-pound investment in new equipment for pharmaceutical sciences and related areas. We maintain academic relevance to industry and practice, and as a result, our graduates are highly sought after by employers.

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