King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Drug Development Science

This course gives students the skills to evaluate, plan and execute the studies involved in taking a new medicine from the exploratory clinical development phase through to the point of applying for marketing approval, including regulatory processes. One of three modular programmes in Pharmaceutical Medicine designed for working physicians, clinical scientists and allied health professionals.

Entry requirements

A medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) or a good Honours degree (2.1 or above) or overseas equivalent in pharmacy, pharmacology, biology, biochemistry, chemistry or related relevant subject; applicants with alternative qualifications or relevant work experience are welcome.

Course modules

Modules include: Clinical drug development; drug discovery and development; drug regulatory affairs; preclinical science; design and evaluation of medicines for human use (research project).

Assessment methods

Assessment is by three assignments plus one online multiple choice test for each module.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 20,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,500 per Credit (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Waterloo Campus Southwark SE1 8WA South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7848 4683