Open University

Open University

Concept to Clinic (S827)

This module provides an overview of the drug discovery and development process from a modern and historical perspective, exemplified by the design and development of current and future therapeutic drugs for pain and inflammation. You will be introduced to a range of issues in drug discovery, from the initial concept of selecting a disease, a disease target and the type of molecules to be utilised, to evaluating their properties, identifying lead compounds and developing these into commercial drug products. You will mainly work independently with online support although you will have an opportunity to collaborate in group-work activities.

Course modules

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Credits from The Open University Distance learning October 2016 - 6 months

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Distance Learning

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