Open University

Open University

Molecules in Medicine (S807)

The module surveys a prominent area of contemporary medical science, the molecular understanding of disease and its use in the design of drugs to treat different disease states and conditions; students are introduced to a range of drug therapy topics, such as infectious diseases (including bacterial and viral), cancer, heart disease, inflammation and neuropharmacology.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree in science or a science-related subject, or equivalent qualification; applicants with relevant experience or other study may also be considered. For students whose 1st language is not English then an IELTS score of 7.0.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Distance learning - 9 months

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