Taught course

Drug Discovery and Development

Institution
Imperial College London · Department of Chemistry
Qualifications
MRes

Entry requirements

2:1 degree or higher in a relevant subject (particularly in subjects such as Chemistry, Pharmacy, Physics, Biochemistry and Medicine) from a UK institution or an equivalent overseas qualification.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This MRes programme is a one-year stand-alone course that will develop your expertise in multidisciplinary drug discovery research. It will also provide a deep understanding of the current global state of drug discovery together with radical insights into future directions from leaders in the field.

You will graduate from the course with a solid knowledge of the drug discovery process, from emerging technologies and drug target selection through to clinical trials and regulatory aspects.

You will also be challenged to develop your own ideas on how to focus academic and industrial research to meet the pressing challenges of drug discovery.

At its conclusion, you are expected to be ideally placed to apply your knowledge in industry or to undertake doctoral studies in multidisciplinary drug discovery.

Fees and funding

UK students
£10,900
International students
£30,600

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For more information on the Postgraduate Master's Loan scheme and other funding opportunities that are available, please visit our Fees and Funding website.

Qualification and course duration

MRes

full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment25
Dissertation60
Presentations and Viva voce15

Course contact details

Name
Dr Mike Ray
Email
michael.ray@imperial.ac.uk
Phone
020 7594 2678