Taught course


King's College London · Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 BSc degree in a wide range of subjects (eg physiology, biochemistry, applied biology, molecular biology, biomedical science and similar) or first degrees in medicine, pharmacy or veterinary science or an overseas equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The taught component of the programme includes a required lecture-based module in which you will study systems and cellular pharmacology, which is complemented by a lab-based practical module. You will also undertake projects to develop your critical thinking and research skills, such as a literature research module, a research design module and a lab-based practical research project.

On the MSc you will take 180 credits including a 60-credit research project.

On the MRes you will take 240 credits, the additional credits coming from an experimental research project, which will enable you to pursue an area of your own interest to a high level and to prepare for possible future research.

Information for international students

Visit our admissions webpages to view our English language entry requirements.

Fees and funding

Visit the fees and funding webpages to find out more about bursaries, scholarships, grants, tuition fees, living expenses, student loans and other financial help available at King's.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months


full time
16 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Centre
+44 (0)20 7848 8393