UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Drug Discovery and Pharma Management

This programme has been introduced in response to the increasing opportunities which now exist for research scientists who can evaluate the business potential of their science as well as generate the science itself.

Entry requirements

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.

Course modules

Core modules: medicinal chemistry; the process of drug discovery and development i; the process of drug discovery and development ii; pharma management i; pharma management ii.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials and seminars and practical classes. Assessment is through a combination of written examination and coursework. The business development project is by written report and oral presentation to the class and a judging panel of scientists and managers.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 11,670 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 23,020 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

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Key information

Postgraduate Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7753 5800