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Pharmaceutical courses

De Montfort University

Pharmaceutical And Cosmetic Science Bsc (hons)

  • Duration : 3 Years
  • Intake : Sep
  • Level : Undergraduate
  • Tuition & fees : £ 13,750 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.5
  • TOEFL : 0
  • PTE : 0

About this course

Developed by a pharmacy team, the Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Science degree provides a unique balance between the chemistry and engineering components of pharmaceutical and cosmetic product design and manufacture.

This is an intensive and comprehensive course that provides you with specialised and advanced knowledge, skills and techniques required for the design, formulation, manufacture, quality assurance, regulatory activities and marketing of pharmaceutical and cosmetic products. You will be introduced to the principles behind the formulation of medicines and will progress to techniques behind their preparation, testing and packaging.


Reasons to study Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Science at DMU:

  • 100% of our Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Science graduates from summer 2017 are in work or further study after graduating
    According to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) 2016-17 report [above the sector average of 94.6%]

  • More than 100 years’ teaching experience in the Leicester School of Pharmacy
    renowned for academic expertise, development training and world-leading research

  • Unique in the UK
    and one of only a few worldwide to combine pharmaceutics with a cosmetics element

  • Placement opportunities in global organisations including Unilever
    enabling you to apply theoretical knowledge to practice

  • Graduates employed in internationally recognised companies

    including GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca and Boots

  • Gain international expeience through our #DMUglobal programme
    which has enabled students to visit a Chinese Pharmaceutical manufacturing company to observe global pharmaceutical manufacture in action and to support refugees in Berlin

  • DMU has achieved Gold, the highest ranking possible under the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)
    Indicating the outstanding learning and teaching on offer at DMU. 

  • The TEF Panel judged that De Montfort University delivers “consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.” 

De Montfort University Highlights

Type of Institution Public
Campus Setting Urban
Endowment £1.17 million
Number of Campuses 4 faculties
Number/Percentage of International Students 23205
Total number of Professors 3240
Student Satisfaction Rate 86%
Graduate Job Rate 97.3%
Number of Residence Vacancy Around 3000
International fee Undergraduates- £13240 (annual) Postgraduates- £15950 (annual)
Number of Academic Programs UG, PG, Part time, distance, blended
Mode of Program Full time, distance and online
Average Graduate Salary 19800 pounds a year

The tuition fee (In GBP) for various programs is tabulated below:De Montfort University Average Cost

Field of Study Avg.Fees
Art, Design and Humanities: £13,750
Business and Law £13,750-£14,550
Media £13,750 - £14,250
Engineering £14,250
Computing £14,250
Health and Life Sciences £13,250 - £14,250
Nursing BSc £14,950

The Average Tuition Fees and Other Expenses

Expenses Estimated cost in pounds
Undergraduate tuition fee 13,250- 14950
Postgraduate tuition fee 13600-15,900
On campus accommodation 5,000-6040
Average cost of living 97-110 per week

DMU International Scholarship up to 1500 pounds

  • TEF Gold Outstanding Alumni Scholarship up to 3000 pounds
  •  Leicester Castle Business School Scholarships:
  1. Global MBA Scholarship £3,000 - £5,000
  2. Full Postgraduate Scholarship
  • LGBTQ + Allies Scholarship-two fully funded post graduate taught scholarship packages including full fee weaver and maintenance bursary.
  • Vice Chancellor's Sports Scholarship- three different scholarship packages are available with eligible students being awarded up to 6000 pounds of support.
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

£ 13,750

Hostel & Meals :

£ 6,063


£ 19,813

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