University of Aberdeen
Drug Discovery and Development
This programme is suitable for graduates with an Honours degree or equivalent qualification, at the prescribed standard (a 2.2 degree) in medicine, pharmacology, pharmacy or a relevant science subject (e.g. biochemistry, biomedical sciences, biology); applicants whose 1st language is not English are required to demonstrate competency in English language (at least 6.5 in IELTS or a TOEFL iBT score of at least 90).
Modules include: Bio-business and the commercialisation of bioscience research; small molecule drug discovery; drug metabolism and toxicology; advanced bio-business and the commercialisation of bioscience research; pharmacokinetics; biological therapies; basic research methods; basic laboratory techniques; generic skills. Optional modules: pharmacolvigilance; introduction to molecular biology; molecular pharmacology; applied statistics; research project.
Assessment criteria is based on the progress of practical and course work as well as a written degree examination. Some examples of the course work assessed throughout the component courses are: essays, commercially focused presentations, business planning and bio-entrepreneurship, public communication of science and written examinations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 17,200 per Year 1 (International)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU)||12 months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||-||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|King's Campus||Aberdeen||AB24 3FX||Scotland|
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