UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Experimental Pharmacology and Therapeutics

The programme aims to teach advanced experimental approaches to dissecting the mechanisms of drug action (pharmacology).

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class UK Honours degree in life sciences, pharmaceutics, biotechnology or pharmacy, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Professional or other qualifications obtained by written examinations and approved by UCL, together with at least 3 years of appropriate professional experience, will also be considered.

Course modules

Modules include: Investigative pharmacology; molecular pharmacology; practice of science. Optional modules: advanced cardiovascular pharmacology; CNS drugs of abuse; CNS pharmacology and disorders; drug discovery and clinical development; epileptic disorders; immunopharmacology; modern aspects of drug discovery; neuropharmacology; new drug targets in the CNS; psychopharmacology; receptor mechanisms; synaptic pharmacology.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through formal examination, coursework, and the research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 12,570 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 24,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
0207 679 7381