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MSc Drug Discovery and Development

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
1 Year
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
23020 GBP
National
11670 GBP
EU
75 GBP

Application fee

International 75 GBP
National 75 GBP
EU 75 GBP
Department
School of Pharmacy
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)92

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About this course

This programme provides a broad overview of the drug discovery and development process and is designed for graduates in science-based subjects as preparation for either PhD-level research or a career in the pharmaceutical industry or with a government regulatory body.

  • Lectures and seminars from industry-based scientists and visits to industrial and biotechnological research laboratories are key features of this programme.
  • Our graduates include international students from 24 different countries
  • The programme covers marketing, licensing and the regulatory affairs that form an integral part of the development process
  • Student / staff ratios › 99 staff including 42 postdocs › 117 taught students › 133 research students

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Eligibility Criteria

A second-class UK Bachelor’s 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.

English Language Requirements
If your education has not been conducted in the English language, you will be expected to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.

The English language level for this programme is: Good

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Course Modules

Core Modules

  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • The Process of Drug Discovery and Development I
  • The Process of Drug Discovery and Development II

Options

  • Students choose two from the following four options:
  • Anticancer Personalised Medicines
  • New Drug Targets in the CNS
  • Pharmacogenics, Adverse Drug Reactions and Biomarkers
  • Advanced Structure-based Drug Design

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How to Apply

You must submit your application yourself and not via an agency.

Applications must be supported by:

  • two references from people who are able to comment on your suitability for the programme for which you are applying;
  • transcripts (in English) for all qualifications that are relevant to your application;
  • English language certificate (if applicable)
  • See a list of what you need to apply.
  • Please note that references must be received within two weeks of the programme deadline in order for you to have the best chance of being considered.

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