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.
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.
Further information can be found on our English language requirements page.
Months of entry
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
Full-time: 1 year;
Fees and funding
Fee UK/EU Full-time: GBP12,950; Overseas Full-time: GBP25,130;
Qualification and course duration
The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, tutorials and seminars supported by the Blackboard e-learning system and practical classes. Assessment is through a combination of written examination and coursework. The research project is assessed by written report and oral presentation.
Course contact details
- +44 (0)20 3370 1214