UCL (University College London)
Drug Discovery and Development
This programme provides a broad overview of the drug discovery and development process and is designed for graduates in science-based subjects as preparation for either PhD-level research or a career in the pharmaceutical industry or with a government regulatory body.
A 2nd Class UK Honours degree or higher in a related subject such as pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, pharmacology, physiology, physical science, biochemistry, biotechnology, chemistry, chemical engineering, genetics, material sciences, or a medical degree (MBBS), or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
Core modules: medicinal chemistry; the process of drug discovery and development i; the process of drug discovery and development ii; options: anticancer personalised medicines; new drug targets in the CNS; pharmacogenics, adverse drug reactions and biomarkers; advanced structure-based drug design.
The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials and seminars supported by the Blackboard e-learning system and practical classes. Assessment is through a combination of written examination and coursework. The research project is assessed by written report and oral presentation.
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|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,670 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 23,020 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
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