University of Edinburgh
Drug Discovery and Translational Biology
The rapid transformation in the nature of drug discovery means that knowledge of related disciplines, and the technologies used, is essential for those considering a career in commercial or academic research. This MSc will help you explore the latest methods of developing drugs and therapeutic compounds for humans and animals and disease control agents for plants. You will learn about marketing, licensing and regulations, which are all part of the development process. Our multidisciplinary approach links structural biology, bioinformatics, chemistry and pharmacology. You will investigate the fundamental scientific problems and techniques of drug discovery and design, alongside the challenges of developing principles for new therapeutic strategies. You will have hands-on experience of crystallographic computer programming and computation for bioinformatics. You will consider the moral and ethical aspects of the agrochemical and pharmaceutical industries through case studies, seminars and discussions.
MSc: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements
See our website for detailed programme information.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||-||1 Years|
|Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip||Full-time||September 2019||-||9 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Central area campus||EH8 9JZ||Scotland|
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