University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Applied Drug Discovery

The programme aims to produce graduates trained in the processes by which fundamental science is linked to the design and development of modern medicines; To teach students an understanding of the drug discovery process; To provide students with the experience of critically appraising the research questions and techniques that are routine in the workplace; To provide expert preparation for students who wish to pursue a career in drug discovery, or wish to proceed to a higher degree (PhD).

Entry requirements

A degree from a wide range of biological science subjects (e.g. pharmacology, physiology, biochemistry, applied biology, molecular biology, biomedical science or similar).

Course modules

Modules include: Applied pharmacology; translational biology; critical thinking; experimental protocol; project background and design; infectious disease and allergy drug discovery; neuroscience and drug discovery; renal and cardiovascular drug discovery; extended research project; extended dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment techniques include: written assignments, reports, portfolio entries, short essays, analysis of case studies, and multiple choice questions.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Medway Campus Chatham ME4 4TB South East

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