Taught course

Drug Discovery Skills

King's College London · Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 BSc first degree in biomedical/life sciences or an overseas equivalent, with evidence of significant knowledge of pharmacology.

Months of entry


Course content

The Drug Discovery Skills MSc is a one-year advanced course that is delivered by the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics in conjunction with major pharmaceutical companies.

You will study a range of modules that include core skills and case histories in drug discovery. You will also complete an extended industry-based research project and dissertation relating to drug discovery.

The course runs from September to September and you will study modules totalling 180 credits throughout the year, with 75 credits coming from the research project and a dissertation to complete the programme.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Centre
+44 (0)20 7848 8393