Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Clinical and Health Sciences with Therapeutics

This course enables students to tailor their educational needs to their professional interests. Students will focus on the critical importance of translational therapeutics, including drug discovery, pre-clinical and clinical drug development, and the use of drugs in older people and against cancer. Through this course students will explore all of the stages of drug discovery and development. This process aims to address the current challenges faced by healthcare, such as the increasing age of the population, the looming threat of antibiotic resistance, the lack of effective treatments for many diseases, including cancers.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc On-line study - 24 months
PgCert On-line study - 12 months
PgDip On-line study - 12 months

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