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).
A degree from a wide range of biological science subjects (e.g. pharmacology, physiology, biochemistry, applied biology, molecular biology, biomedical science or similar).
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 techniques include: written assignments, reports, portfolio entries, short essays, analysis of case studies, and multiple choice questions.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Medway Campus||Chatham||ME4 4TB||South East|
020 8331 9000