Edinburgh Napier University
Drug Design and Biomedical Sciences
If you are interested in a career in drug design, this course, blends biomedicine and pharmaceutical science into one comprehensive programme that focuses on the integration of modern organo-medicinal chemistry and molecular biology. Learning will be based on modern drug design practices, as used in today�s pharmaceutical industry. Studying every step involved in developing and creating effective drugs, from concept to clinic, including the theories and practical applications of chemical drug design and immunology, toxicology and molecular biology.
Bachelor (Honours) degree at 2.2 or above, or equivalent. We look for applicants to have a background in bio-molecular sciences such as biological sciences, biotechnology, biomedical sciences, chemistry, pharmacology, pharmaceutical, genetics, virology etc. in order to be eligible for the programme. We may also consider lesser qualifications if you have sufficient work experience in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industries.
Trimester 1: Current practice in drug development, advanced immunology, molecular pharmacology and toxicology. Trimester 2: Research skills - molecular analysis, biotechnology and drug discovery; drug design and chemotherapy. Trimester 3: Research project.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 12,510 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 1,875 per Credit module (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 570 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Sighthill Campus||Edinburgh||EH11 4BN||Scotland|
0333 900 6040